Aphis

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Aphis is a genus of insects in the family Aphididae containing at least 600 species of aphids.[1] It includes many notorious agricultural pests, such as the soybean aphid Aphis glycines. Many species of Aphis, such as A. coreopsidis and A. fabae, are myrmecophiles, forming close associations with ants.[2]

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  1. ^ Aphid Research Archived 2010-07-03 at the Wayback Machine, Institute of Natural Resource Sustainability, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  2. ^ Altfeld, L. and P. Stiling. ( 2006). Argentine ants strongly affect some but not all common insects on Baccharis halimifolia Environmental Entomology 35:1 31-6.

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Aphis: Brief Summary

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Aphis is a genus of insects in the family Aphididae containing at least 600 species of aphids. It includes many notorious agricultural pests, such as the soybean aphid Aphis glycines. Many species of Aphis, such as A. coreopsidis and A. fabae, are myrmecophiles, forming close associations with ants.

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