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Onion aphid (276) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Onion aphid

Scientific Name

Neotoxoptera formosana. Two other species, Neotoxoptera violae (violet aphid) and Neotoxoptera olieri (marigold aphid) are closely related.

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from MacLeod A (2007) CSL Pest risk Analysis for Neotoxoptera formosana. Central Science Laboratory, Sand Hutton, York. (

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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