Identification file

Identification file

Megoura viciae Buckton, 1876

3.0-4.3 mm

Apterous: large aphid, dark green to apple green with all the appendages (head, antennae, cornicles, cauda and legs) black
Head black, eyes red
Frons: open  V  shape
Antennae black, same length of body (2)
Abdomen green
Cornicles long, black, slightly swollen (6)
Cauda long and black
Legs black

Megoura viciae : fiche identification

 Megoura viciae© Encyclop'Aphid

Alate: like apterous
Head black, eyes red (1)
Frons: open  V  shape
Antennae black, same length as body with numerous deforming rhinaria on III (3), and a processus terminalis long (about 4 times the base of VI) (4)
Abdomen green with marginal sclerites black (5)
Cornicles long, black, slightly swollen
Cauda long and black (7)
Legs black

Species file

Modification date: 07 February 2023 | Publication date: 31 March 2014 | By: Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet