Banana aphid

Banana aphid
Caption: Adult banana aphid (Pentalonia nigronervosa). Banana aphids can pick up the Banana bunchy top virus when they feed on infected banana plants and transmit it to virus-free plants.
Keywords: Bunchy top, Pest, Insect vector, BBTV, Aphids
Date shot: April 2004
Country: Hawaii, USA
Region: Oceania
Photographer: Nelson, Scot / University of Hawaii
Resolution / Size: 833x816px (406.83 KB)
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