Aphids
Page Last Updated: February 2 2016
Goldenglow Aphids - approx. 3 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Genus: Uroleucon
Species: Rudbeckiae
11 species
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Poplar Leaf Aphids - approx. 2 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Genus: Chaitophorus
Species: Populicola
Oleander Aphids - approx. 3 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Genus: Aphis
Species: Nerii
Aphids - approx. 3 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Genus: Aphis
Species: ?
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Updated October 15 2011
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Updated April 24 2013
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Woolly Alder Aphids - waxy filaments approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Prociphilus (also Paraprociphilus)
Species: Tessellatus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Sumac Gall Aphids - approx. 2 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Melaphis
Species: Rhois
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated September 24 2011
Also known as Maple Blight Aphid as the Silver Maple is
its primary host - moves to Alder trees (secondary host)
to complete its life cycle
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Updated September 26 2011
Grape Gall Aphids - approx. 2 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated October 10 2012
Mealy Plum Aphids - to 2 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Hyalopterus
Species: Pruni
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Feeds on Apricot, Peach, Plum, Cattails, Reed Grasses
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Updated March 12 2013
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Updated June 28 2013
Aphids - approx. 2 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Genus: Chaitophorus
Species: ?
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Updated September 3 2013
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Beech Blight Aphid - approx. 5 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Grylloprociphilus
Species: Imbricator
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated September 21 2013
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Subfamily: Eriosomatinae (Woolly and Gall-making Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Subfamily: Eriosomatinae (Woolly and Gall-making Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Subfamily: Eriosomatinae (Woolly and Gall-making Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Subfamily: Eriosomatinae (Woolly and Gall-making Aphids)
Goldenglow Aphids - approx. 3 mm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2010
Aphids on Glandular Touch-me-not - approx. 3 mm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - August 2010
Sumac Gall Aphids - approx. 2 mm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - September 2011
Woolly Alder Aphids on European Black Alder - waxy filaments approx. 2.5 cm - Leslie Spit - September 2011
Grape Gall Aphids on Wild Grape - approx. 2 mm - gall approx. 2 cm - Toronto Islands - September 2012
Mealy Plum Aphids on Common Reed (Phragmites) - to 2 mm - East Don Valley (Milne Hollow) - July 2012
Poplar Leaf Aphids on Poplar species sapling (Genus Populus) - approx. 2 mm - Leslie Spit - July 2010
Oleander Aphids on Common Milkweed - approx. 3 mm - Toronto Islands - September 2010
Aphids (Chaitophorus species) on Willow species tended by European Fire Ants - approx. 2 mm - Leslie Spit - July 2013
Beech Blight Aphid on American Beech - approx. 5 mm - West Don Valley (Wilket Creek Park) - September 2013
Aphids - approx. 2 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Aphididae (Common Aphids)
Genus: Anoecia
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Aphids (Anoecia species) on Dogwood species - approx. 2 mm - Humber Bay Park - September 2015