is a temperate aphid species and specializes on ornamentals.
Common names. None recognized.
Distribution. This aphid is globally distributed, located in all but the coldest terrestrial habitats.
Host associations. It feeds on species in 13 plant families .
Economic importance. It is especially known to feed on ornamentals such as, Japanease mock orange and Japanese cheesewood (Pittosporum) and sweetshade (Hymenosporum). It has not been implicated in the transmission of any plant virus.
See also. Taxonomy at Aphid Species File. Aphids on the World's Plants. Literature references.