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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.1089.1.1

Some new synonyms in Aphididae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha)

VICTOR. F. EASTOP, ROGER L. BLACKMAN

Abstract


A total of 14 genus and 108 species synonyms in family Aphididae are listed with explanations and comments. Synonyms involving aphid names in the economic literature include: Acyrthosiphon bidentis Eastop 1953 = Acyrthosiphon ilka Mordvilko 1914; Aphidura mingens Pintera 1970 = Aphidura picta Hille Ris Lambers 1956; Aphis armoraciae Cowan 1895, Aphis maidiradicis Forbes 1891 and Aphis menthaeradicis Cowan 1895 = Aphis (Protaphis) middletonii Thomas 1879; Diuraphis (Holcaphis) agropyronophaga Zhang, 1991 = Diuraphis (Holcaphis) tritici (Gillette, 1911); Sitobion chanikiwiti (Eastop 1959) and Sitobion howlandae (Eastop 1959) = Sitobion leelamaniae (David 1958). An annotated list of 36 other proposed nomenclatural changes is provided.


Keywords


Hemiptera, Aphididae, nomenclature, synonyms

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