is a nearly cosmopolitan aphid species that feeds mainly on lillies and violets.
Common names. None recognized.
Distribution. This aphid is globally distributed, located in all but the coldest terrestrial habitats.
Host associations. It has been recorded from species of 4 plant families.
Economic importance. It is particularly important on monocots such as, lillies and violets, but also attacks Dianthus and Stellaria (Caryophyllaceae) and Portulaca (Portulacaceae). 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.