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APHID-001

Aphids or plant lice are agricultural and ornamental plant pest.  They are soft bodied insects that feed on plant sap by piercing stems, leaves, buds, roots and fruit. A heavily infested plant may have its leaves curl or its growth stunted.  Aphids can also introduce fungus, and be vectors for bacterial and virus diseases.  Aphids expel a sweety sticky honeydew.  Aphids have natural enemies, the black husk in the lower right was parasitized by a wasp who laid eggs inside.
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