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Hyadaphis foeniculi

is a cosmopolitan aphid species that feeds mostly on honeysuckle and umbells.

Common names. Honeysuckle aphid.

Distribution. This aphid is virtually cosmopolitan in distribution.

Host associations. It has a narrow host range, having been recorded from species of 3 plant families.

Economic importance. It is particularly important on several species of Lonicera (Caprofoliaceae) and various species of mints. It has been implicated in the transmission of 13 plant viruses.

See also. Taxonomy at Aphid Species File. Aphids on the World's Plants. Literature references.


Blackman, R.L. and V.F. Eastop. 2000. Aphids on the World’s Crops, Second Edition. John Wiley & Sons with the Natural History Museum, London. x + 466 pages, 58 figures, 51 plates.

Blackman, R.L. and V.F. Eastop. 2006. Aphids on the World’s Herbaceous Plants and Shrubs. Volume 2 The Aphids. John Wiley & Sons with the Natural History Museum, London. viii + pages 1025-1439.

Chan, C.K., A.R. Forbes, and D.A. Raworth. 1991. Aphid-transmitted viruses and their vectors of the world. Agriculture Canada Technical Bulletin 1991-3E. 1-216 pp.

Holman, J. 2009. Host Plant Catalog of Aphids, Palaearctic Region. Springer Science and Business Media B.V. 1216 pp.