AnoeciidaeDavid L. Stern and Nancy A. Moran
Aiceona is East Asian and mostly lives on Lauraceous trees, does not host alternate, and (interestingly) produces sexual females and males all year. In addition, the sexual females are winged or usually winged, which is rare in aphids.
Anoecia host alternate between Cornus and mainly grasses. Sexual males and females are wingless and deposited by sexuparae in Anoecia, similar to Hormaphididae and Pemphigidae. However, in contrast to the Hormaphididae and Pemphigidae, the sexuales feed and grow (but still are sedentary and rather small as adults).
Blackman, R.L. and V.F. Eastop. 1994. Aphids on the world's trees: an identification and information guide. CAB International in association with the Natural History Museum, Wallingford.
Heie, O. E. 1980. The Aphidoidea (Hemiptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark. 1. Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica, 9.
David L. Stern
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Nancy A. Moran
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
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