Eriosoma lanigerum

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Woolly Apple Aphid
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Aphididae
Genus: Eriosoma
Species: E. lanigerum
Binomial name
Eriosoma lanigerum
(Hausmann, 1802)
Synonyms
  • Aphis lanigera (Hausmann, 1802)
  • Aphis lanigerum Hausmann, 1802
  • Coccus mali Bingley, 1803
  • Eriosoma lanata (Salisbury, 1816)
  • Eriosoma mali Leach, 1818
  • Mimaphidus lanata (Salisbury, 1816)
  • Mimaphidus lanigerum (Hausmann, 1802)
  • Mimaphidus mali (Leach, 1818)
  • Myzoxyles lanigerum (Hausmann, 1802)
  • Myzoxyles mali (Leach, 1918)
  • Myzoxylos lanata (Salisbury, 1816)
  • Myzoxylus laniger
  • Myzoxylus lanigerus (Hausmann, 1802)
  • Myzoxylus mali Blot, 1831
  • Schizoneura lanigera Gillette, 1908

The Woolly Apple Aphid, (Eriosoma lanigerum), is an aphid in the superfamily Aphidoidea in the order Hemiptera. It is a true bug and sucks sap from plants.[1][2]

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