Large Thistle Aphid - Uroleucon cirsii
The large thistle aphid Uroleucon cirsii is between 4 and 5.2 mm in length and has characteristic two tone legs.
Found on thistles especially Creeping Thistle.
It lives on the leaves and stems of some thistle species, especially Creeping Thistle.
Not well recorded in Britain
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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