Potato Aphid


Name: Potato Aphid

Scientific name: Macrosiphum euphorbiae

Type: Aphids

Family: Insects

Color: Green

Habitat: Farms,Fields

Size: 3-4 mm

Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Insect follows Aphididae family, and Hemiptera order. Size is between 3-4 mm, and has green (sometimes rose) colour. It feeds on perennial herbs, potato buds, lettuce inside glass houses, tomato and cabbage. It feeds on buds and the lower surfaces of leaves.

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