Aphis fabae

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Aphis fabae

Bean Aphid
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Type:Insect
Binomial:Aphis fabae
Order: Hemiptera
Metamorphosis:Simple
Damaging stages:Nymph through adult
Diseases vectored:Viruses

The Bean Aphid is most notable as an agricultural pest of beans, but also feeds on a wide variety of garden plants, both woody and herbaceous.

Description[edit]

Dark-colored aphids.Black or dark green in colour. Legs and antannae are yellow in colour. Bulbous abdomen and conicles on the abdomen.

Symptoms and Signs[edit]

Leaf-curling, sooty mold.

Ecology[edit]

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