Potato Aphid

Catalogue Type
Plant Pests Catalogue
Scientific Name
Macrosiphum euphorbiae
Distinguishing Characters
The potato aphid has both a pink and a green color biotype.
This aphid is much bigger than the green peach aphid with a more elongate body shape and is generally found on the terminals of tomato plants later in the season than green peach aphids.
Size of Adult is :2 - 4 mm
It is also considered to be more damaging
Host Crop
a variety of vegetable plants including tomatoes
Photo of Insect
Photo of Damaged Crop