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These small bodied insects feed on many different types plant life. Plant leaves which are covered in aphids are known to turn yellow or wilt due to the aphid's continued sap removal.

Photo courtesy of: Robert D. Childs http://www.umassgreeninfo.org/fact_sheets/piercing_sucking/aphids_general.html

  Townsend, Lee, Aphids, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, http://www.uky.edu/Agriculture/Entomology/entfacts/fldcrops/ef103.htm