The first record of Illinoia liriodendri (Monell, 1879) (Hemiptera, Aphididae) from Ukraine


Illinoia liriodendri
Liriodendron tulipifera
phytophagous insects invasion

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Dragan, G. (2024). The first record of Illinoia liriodendri (Monell, 1879) (Hemiptera, Aphididae) from Ukraine. Plant Introduction, (101/102), 31-33.


Illinoia liriodendri is reported for the first time in Ukraine as a new invasive species of aphids. It was found feeding on Liriodendron tulipifera at the ‘Olexandria’ State Dendrological Park of the NAS of Ukraine in June 2024.


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