Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


woolly alder aphid
Prociphilus tessellatus (Fitch, 1851)



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woolly alder aphid
Prociphilus tessellatus
Infestation
Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series
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woolly alder aphid
Prociphilus tessellatus
Infestation
E. Bradford Walker
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woolly alder aphid
Prociphilus tessellatus
Life Cycle
James Solomon
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woolly alder aphid
Prociphilus tessellatus
Infestation
Tim Tigner


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Aphidoidea
Family: Aphididae
Subfamily: Eriosomatinae
Tribe: Pemphigini
Genus: Prociphilus


Synonyms and Other Names

Related Scientific Names:
Paraprociphilus tessellatus (Fitch)(Synonym)
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References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm