This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V23", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
A new species of Aphis, supposed to have come from Japan, has been discovered on Japan Lily plants by Mr. Peter B. Mead, of New York, and has been described and named by Mr. Joseph Monell, of St. Louis, Siph-onophora Lilii. It is thus described: - "General color yellow; basal half of abdomen brownish red; Antennae mounted on conspicuous tubercles. Style yellow, a little over half as long as the nectaries. Nectaries dusky, yellowish just at base, about four times as long as the tarsi. Venation normal. Length 2mm . Alar expanse 7mm. On flowers of Lilium.