Blue Aphid, Acyrthosiphon kondoiHosts: Alfalfa and other legumes.
Damage: It is generally abundant in early season or cooler weather and found primarily on young shoots and terminal leaves. Sap sucking by this aphid causes stunting or wilting and leaf drop. Large amounts of honeydew are produced. This aphid's distribution and damage are localized.
Description: This aphid resembles the pea aphid but is more bluish green and 3 to 3.5 mm long.
Control: Please contact your local county extension office for current information.
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