Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

A taxonomic review of Macrosiphum (Homoptera: Aphididae) in India.

Abstract

In this taxonomic review of the 21 species of Macrosiphum occurring in India, the author redefines their distinguishing characters, and presents a key to the apterous vivparous females. Data on the food-plants and biology, Indian distribution, biometry and pigmentation, salient features and previous records are also given. In addition, doubtful records of Macrosiphum spp. in India are listed.