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Sitobion avenae (English grain aphid)

Synonyms: Aphis avenae

Wikipedia Abstract

The English Grain Aphid, (Sitobion avenae) is an aphid in the superfamily Aphidoidea in the order Hemiptera. It is a true bug and sucks sap from plants. It is lives on grasses, sedge and rushes and can be a significant pest of cereals. This species act as a host of entomophthoralean fungi.
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Prey / Diet

Avena sativa (oats)[1]
Dactylis glomerata (orchardgrass)[1]
Hordeum murinum (mouse barley)[1]
Hordeum vulgare (cereal barley)[1]
Phleum pratense (common timothy)[1]
Secale cereale (common rye)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]



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.
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