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

<strong>Giant Bark aphids</strong>
<em>Longistigma caryae</em>
Oak Ridge, TN
June 12, 2009

I noticed these large aphids and even larger ants on a tree at the University of Tennessee Arboretum. The large black ants would stroke the aphids to encou...
Giant Bark aphids
Longistigma caryae
Oak Ridge, TN
June 12, 2009

I noticed these large aphids and even larger ants on a tree at the University of Tennessee Arboretum. The large black ants would stroke the aphids to encourage them to produce honeydew.

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