Rhopalosiphum maidis

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Rhopalosiphum maidis
Rhopalosiphum maidis from CSIRO.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Family: Aphididae
Genus: Rhopalosiphum
Species: R. maidis
Binomial name
Rhopalosiphum maidis
(Fitch, 1856)[1]
  • Aphis maidis Fitch, 1856

Rhopalosiphum maidis, common names corn leaf aphid and corn aphid, is an insect, and a pest of maize and other crops.[2][3] It has a nearly worldwide distribution.



  1. ^ Fauna Europaea
  2. ^ "Rhopalosiphum maidis (Fitch) - Maize Aphid". Ethiopia.ipm-info.org. 2008-05-03. Retrieved 2011-08-29. 
  3. ^ "Rhopalosiphum maidis". Extento.hawaii.edu. Retrieved 2011-08-29.