0301. Metopolophium festucae cerealium (Hemiptera: Aphididae), a new addition to the aphid fauna of North America

Susan E. Halbert, Ying Wu, Sanford D. Eigenbrode


Metopolophium festucae cerealium (Stroyan) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) was found in wheat fields in the Pacific Northwest in 2011 and 2012. This is the first record of M. f. cerealium in North America. This subspecies can be a serious pest of cereal crops.

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