Aphids

Aphid


DESCRIPTION

Aphids are small, soft-bodied, pear-shaped insects that have long antennae and a characteristic pair of cornicles (short tubes extending on either side of abdomen). Their translucent bodies are most commonly green, brown, yellow or white.

Aphid Information

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