is one of the most biologically diverse and widely distributed aphid species.
Common names. Green peach aphid, Peach potato aphid.
Distribution. This aphid is globally distributed, located in all but the coldest terrestrial habitats.
Host associations. It has one of the broadest host ranges, having been recorded from species of nearly 130 plant families.
Economic importance. It is particularly important on legumes, cucurbits, crucifers, and solanaceous crops like potato, tomato, and tobacco, but also attacks a broad range of other crops such as citrus, plum, strawberry, and a variety of ornamentals. It has been implicated in the transmission of over 180 plant viruses.