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English Grain Aphid

Sitobion (Sitobion) avenae (Fabricius 1775)

Brief Summary

    Sitobion avenae: Brief Summary
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    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 lives on grasses, sedge and rushes and can be a significant pest of cereals.

    This species act as a host of the entomophthoralean fungi.

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