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Goldenglow Aphid - Uroleucon rudbeckiae Red aphids on black-eyed susan (Rudbeckia sp). The big aphid in the center had some orange stuff on its bum...I&#039;m guessing it&#039;s some kind of secretion? Or else, fungus? It was the only one with orange stuff.<br />
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Habitat: Rural garden. Geotagged,Goldenglow Aphid,Summer,United States,Uroleucon rudbeckiae Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Goldenglow Aphid - Uroleucon rudbeckiae

Red aphids on black-eyed susan (Rudbeckia sp). The big aphid in the center had some orange stuff on its bum...I'm guessing it's some kind of secretion? Or else, fungus? It was the only one with orange stuff.

Habitat: Rural garden.

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  1. Nice! and yes, strange, that orange thing on the butt! Posted 2 days ago

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Uroleucon rudbeckiae is an aphid in the family Aphididae.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Nov 9, 2018. Captured Aug 12, 2018 07:44 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm