Toxoptera citricida

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Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy, 1907) - (brown citrus aphid)

The aphid can transmit the Cucumber mosaic virus and the Citrus tristeza virus. It was introduced into South America in 1976 and has spread since then through Central America and the Carribean (1980s). It is reported from the U.S.A. since 1995.

For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.

Vernacular names
• English: brown citrus aphid
• Español: pulgón café de los cítricos
• Français: puceron tropical de l'oranger
• Português: pulgão-preto-dos-citrus

Aphis citricidus