Head

Head

In aphids, the head is generally well separated from the thorax in the alate forms, whereas in the apterous ones it is more constantly in line with the rest of the body.

The head carries features that are important identification criteria: the antennae, frons and rostrum. And like all insects, the compound eyes.

Modification date : 09 April 2024 | Publication date : 09 November 2010 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet