Section 1
Chapter 94

Feeding sites of the mealy plum aphid, Hyalopterus pruni (Geoffroy) with respect to its alternative host plants in Egypt (Hemiptera: Aphididae)

E.Kady, E.

Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique d'Egypte 55: 35-40


ISSN/ISBN: 0081-0983
Accession: 000093122

In further studies in Egypt on Hyalopterus pruni (Geoffr.), an examination of sections of leaves of peach, apricot and Phragmites communis (the secondary food-plant) infested by the aphid showed that it inserts its stylets into the lower surface of peach and apricot leaves but into the upper surface of those of Phragmites.

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