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Rhopalosiphum maidis (Corn aphid)

Synonyms: Aphis africana; Aphis cooki; Aphis cookii; Aphis maidis; Aphis maydis; Aphis vulpiae; Rhopalosiphon maidis; Rhopalosiphum zeae; Siphonaphis maidis

Wikipedia Abstract

Rhopalosiphum maidis, common names corn leaf aphid and corn aphid, is an insect, and a pest of maize and other crops. It has a nearly worldwide distribution.
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Prey / Diet

Avena sativa (oats)[1]
Hordeum murinum (mouse barley)[2]
Hordeum vulgare (cereal barley)[1]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[2]
Secale cereale (common rye)[1]
Setaria italica (Italian foxtail)[2]
Sorghum drummondii (sudangrass)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[2]


Cerotainia albipilosa[3]
Lasiopogon polensis[3]
Leptogaster flavipes (Robber fly)[3]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
3Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
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