is a highly polyphagous aphid species of worldwide distribution.
Common names. Crescent-marked lily aphid, Mottled arum 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 of any aphid, having been recorded from species of nearly 80 plant families.
Economic importance. It is particularly important on many monocots and dicots, but also attacks conifers, ferns, and a large variety of ornamentals. In temperate regions, this species commonly attacks glasshouse crops. It has been implicated in the transmission of over 31 plant viruses.
See also. Taxonomy at Aphid Species File. Aphids on the World's Plants. Literature references.