Bates College Department of Biology
Daisy Diamond, Class of 2019
Daniel Levitis, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology
We provide a dichotomous key, with photographs and illustrations, for distinguishing between instars of the pea aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) in the developmental pathway leading to the apterous parthenogenetic adult. Lengths of body, antenna and cauda are provided for a sample of each instar.
aphid development, nymphal stages, identification key, wingless aphid instars, Acyrthosiphon pisum, pea aphid
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Portions of this work were completed in the Bates College Imaging and Computing Center which was established with support from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (P20 GM-‐103423).
Bates College Department of Biology; Diamond, Daisy; and Levitis, Daniel, "Dichotomous Key to Pea Aphid (Acyrthosiphon pisum) Apterous Parthenogenic Instars" (2016). SCARAB Data Repository. 1.
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