The adult is small and oval. Its color ranges from greenish, to brownish white, to yellow, and to dark orange. There are two adult forms: the winged and nonwinged forms. The winged adults are 1.5-2.3 mm long. The nonwinged forms are 1.5-2.5 mm long. All adults are females. The nymph is globular and tan or brown.
Infested plants turn pale yellow and become stunted. Wilting and drying of plants in patches. Black ants attend them for honeydew and their presence confirm the root aphid attack.
Aphidius sp., Paragus serratus, etc.