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Neotoxoptera formosana (Onion aphid)

Synonyms: Fullawayella formosanus; Micromyzus alliumcepa; Micromyzus fuscus

Wikipedia Abstract

Neotoxoptera formosana or the Onion aphid, is an aphid in the superfamily Aphidoidea in the order Hemiptera. It was originally discovered in Taiwan in 1921, but has spread all around the world. The aphid is dark reddish brown in color. Host plants include Allium ascalonicum, Allium cepa, Allium chinense, Allium fistulosum, Allium porrum, Allium sativum, Allium schoenoprasum,and Allium tuberosum. The aphid is a carrier of garlic latent potyvirus and alstroemeria mosaic potyvirus.
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Prey / Diet

Allium cepa (garden onion)[1]
Allium fistulosum (welsh onion)[1]
Allium neapolitanum (white garlic)[1]
Allium sativum (cultivated garlic)[1]
Allium schoenoprasum (wild chives)[1]

External References



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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