Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source. Import

Name Relationship
Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris, 1776) Preferred
Siphonophora spartii Koch, 1855 Synonym
Siphonophora spartii nigricantis Börner, 1952
Acyrthosiphon destructor (Johnson, 1900)
Acyrthosiphon nigricantis
Acyrthosiphon onobrychids
Acyrthosiphon onobrychis (Boyer de Fonscolombe, 1841)
Acyrthosiphon pisi Mordvilko, 1914
Acyrthosiphon pisum destructor Johnson 1900
Acyrthosiphon spartii Koch, 1855
Acyrthosiphon spartii nigricantis Börner, 1952
Acyrthosiphon trifolii
Acyrthosyphon onobrychis
Anuraphis promedicaginis del Guercio, 1930
Aphis basalis Walker, 1848
Aphis lathyri Mosley, 1841
Aphis onobrychis Boyer de Fonscolombe, 1841
Aphis onobrychis galegae Börner, 1952
Aphis pisi Curtis, 1860
Aphis pisi Kaltenbach, 1843
Aphis pisi brevicaudatum Takahashi, 1965
Aphis pisi turanicum Mordvilko, 1914
Aphis pisi ussuriense Mordvilko, 1914
Aphis pisum Harris, 1776
Macchiatiella promedicaginis del Guercio, 1930
Macchiatiella trifolii del Guercio, 1917
Siphonophora corydalis Oestlund, 1886
Macrosiphum trifolii Pergande, 1904
Macrosiphum pisi (Kaltenbach, 1843)
Macrosiphum pisum (Harris, 1776)
Macrosiphum spartii (Koch, 1855)
Nectarophora destructor (Johnson, 1990)
Macrosiphum destructor (Johnson, 1900)
Macrosiphon theobaldii Davis, 1915
Macrosiphum onobrychis (Boyer de Fonscolombe)

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
Acyrthosiphon pisum Preferred
Acyrhosiphum pisum Misspelling
Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris, 1776) Authority
Acyrthosiphum pisum

Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: April 2013

Name Relationship
Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris, M., 1776) Preferred
Aphis pisum Harris, M., 1776


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