Myzus cerasi

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Black Cherry Aphid
Colony of Myzus cerasi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Aphididae
Genus: Myzus
Species: M. cerasi
Binomial name
Myzus cerasi
(Fabricius, 1775)

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The Black Cherry Aphid, or cherry blackfly, (Myzus cerasi), is an aphid in the superfamily Aphidoidea in the order Hemiptera. It is a true bug and sucks sap from plants.

Host plants[edit]

It is known to live on both wild and domesticated cherry varieties.[1]


  • Aphis aparines Kaltenbach, 1843
  • Aphis asperulae Walker, 1848
  • Aphis cerasi Müller, 1776
  • Aphis cerasi Fabricius, 1775
  • Aphis euphrasiae Walker, 1849
  • Aphis molluginis Koch, 1854
  • Aphis veronicae Walker, 1848
  • Myzoides cerasi van der Goot, 1913
  • Myzoides cerasi Fabricius
  • Myzus alectorolophi Heinze, 1961
  • Myzus asperulae Walker, 1848
  • Myzus callange Essig, 1954
  • Myzus galiifolium Theobald, 1929
  • Myzus langei Essig, 1936
  • Myzus pruniavium Börner, 1926
  • Myzus quasipyrinus Theobald, 1929


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