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order Hemiptera - suborder Sternorrhyncha (plant parasitic) - family Aphididea (Aphids)
Infestation on Broadleaf Milkweed
Oleander Aphid Aphis nerii
Bright yellow body, black legs, black spines on abdomen. Eat oleander, butterfly weed, and milkweed.
Photo taken in Taylor County, August 2005
(Imported from Mediterranean)
Infestation on Woolly Croton
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Photo taken in Van Zandt County, November 2006
Asian Woolly Hackberry Aphid Shivaphis celti
Body about 1/8" long.
Photo taken in Taylor County, September 2005