University of Florida

Aphid, Potato

Macrosiphon euphorbiae

  • Adult: larger and more elongate than green peach aphid, 1/16 - 1/8 in., green, pink, or yellowish, eyes red.
  • Damage: sooty mold, necrotic spots on leaves, leaf distortion, stunting. Uncommon pest in Florida.

Potato Aphid Picture

Potato  Aphid Picture
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Potato aphid-

large aphids are often colored pink or reddish and infest stems and leaves of upper plant.