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New aphid records (Hemiptera Aphididae) from Algeria and the Northern Africa


Abstract


Five species of aphids are recorded for the first time in Algeria: Aphis hillerislambersi Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante, Hyalopterus amygdali ((E.) Blanchard), Hyalopterus persikonus Miller, Lozier & Foottit, Melanaphis donacis (Passerini) and Uroleucon aeneum (Hille Ris Lambers). The records of A. hillerislambersi, H. persikonus and U. aeneum are also new to the Northern Africa. Two new plant-aphid relationships, previously unknown anywhere in the world, are established for two polyphagous species: Macrosiphum euphorbiae on Galactites tomentosa and Myzus persicae on Thapsia villosa. 28 plant-aphid relationships are also recorded for the first time in Algeria.

Keywords

aphids; new records; aphid-plant relationships; Algeria; North African countries

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