All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<em>Macrosiphum euphorbiae</em>
May 2008

An Aphid giving birth is not something you see every day! Aphids reproduce by <u>parthenogenesis</u>, in other words, they clone themselves. I photographed this one on one of my tomato plants. The baby aphid...
Macrosiphum euphorbiae
May 2008

An Aphid giving birth is not something you see every day! Aphids reproduce by parthenogenesis, in other words, they clone themselves. I photographed this one on one of my tomato plants. The baby aphid struggled to get free of its mother. This photo was taken with a 105 mm macro lens.

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