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The aphid Sipha flava is a host to the sugarcane mosaic virus, and causes chlorosis and diminished productivity in kikuyu grass pastures. The yellow sugarcane aphid (YSCA), Sipha flava, was noted as a pest in Hawaii in the 1980s, but it is unknown when or how the aphid was introduced. Naturalized predators of the aphids in Hawaii include the ladybird beetle, the syrphid fly, and the lacewing.
Sipha flava taxonomy
Sipha flava taxonomy is provided by ITIS
Introductions for biological control in Hawaii, 1987-1996
Culliney, Thomas W. and Walter T. Nagamine. 2000. Introductions for biological control in Hawaii, 1987-1996. Proc. Hawaiian Entomol. Soc. (2000) 34:101-113.
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