Oleander aphids Aphis nerii, copyright Andreas Kay.

Belongs within: Aphididae.

The Aphidini are a group of aphids in which the antennae are always shorter than the body, and stigmal pori on the first and second abdominal segments are relatively distant from each other. Economically significant species include the cotton aphid Aphis gossypii which attacks a wide range of hosts including several cucurbit species. The brown citrus aphid Toxoptera citricidus is a serious pest of citrus orchards.

| |--T. aurantiiB88
| |--T. citricidus (Kirkaldy 1907) (see below for synonymy)NNA-ZPH05
| `--T. graminumRD77
`--Aphis Linnaeus 1758L58
| i. s.: A. absinthii Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. acaenovinaeCGW91
| A. alniR26
| A. armoraciaePS96
| A. betulae Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. brassicae Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. bursaria Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. cardui Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. chlorisCGW91
| A. cirsii Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. craccae Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. craccivoraCGW91
| A. crassicauda Smith & Eckel 1996SE96
| A. durantaCK15
| A. evonymiR13
| A. fabaeA71
| A. fraxiniR26
| A. genistaeR26
| A. gossypiiWFS04
| A. helianthiPS96
| A. holodisciPS96
| A. jaceae Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. juniperiR26
| A. lactucae Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. lugentisPS96
| A. lychnidis Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. maidiradicisGE05
| A. maliR26
| A. millefoliiR26
| A. neogilletteiPS96
| A. padi Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. papaverisS61
| A. pastinacae Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. pini Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. platylobiiCGW91
| A. pomiPS96
| A. populi Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. pruniG20
| A. quercus Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. ribis Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. roboris Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. rosae Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. rumicis Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. salicariaePSM96
| A. salicis Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. sambuci Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. spiraecolaCGW91
| A. tanaceti Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. tiliae Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. ulmi Linnaeus 1758L58
| A. variansPS96
| A. viburniI92
| A. viburnicolaSE96
| A. viburniphila Patch 1917SE96
`--A. (Aphis)F05
|--A. (A.) jacetana García Prieto & Nieto Nafría 2005F05
|--A. (A.) mastichinae Pérez Hidalgo & Nieto Nafría 2005F05
|--A. (A.) nerii Boyer de Fonscolombe 1841MF05
|--A. (A.) orocantabrica García Prieto & Nieto Nafría 2005F05
`--A. (A.) zamorana García Prieto & Nieto Nafría 2005F05

Toxoptera citricidus (Kirkaldy 1907) [=Myzus citricidus, T. citricida; incl. Aphis aeglis Shinji 1922, Paratoxoptera argentinensis Blanchard 1944, A. nigricans van der Goot 1917, A. tavaresi Del Guercio 1908]NNA-ZPH05

*Type species of generic name indicated


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[WFS04] Winks, C. J., S. V. Fowler & L. A. Smith. 2004. Invertebrate fauna of boneseed, Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. monilifera (L.) T. Norl. (Asteraceae: Calenduleae), an invasive weed in New Zealand. New Zealand Entomologist 27: 61–72.

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