Collier

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Aphis fabae
Two wingless adults and a nymph
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Family: Aphididae
Genus: Aphis
Species: A. fabae
Binomial name
Aphis fabae
Scopoli, 1763

The collier (Aphis fabae) or black-dowphin is a wee aphid. It is maist kenspeckle as an agricultural pest o beans, but feeds on a wide variety o gairden plants an aw, baith widdy an herbaceous.