Honeydew is a sugar-rich sticky substance secreted by aphids and some scale insects as they feed on plant sap. Ants and wasps may eat honeydew (ants may even "milk" the honeydew from aphids), while honeybees gather it and process it into a dark, strong honey that is highly prized in parts of Europe and Asia for its reputed medicinal value. Aphids benefit from the presence of ants because they will drive away aphid predators such as lady beetles. Many trees host aphids that are a honeydew source. Honeydew can cause sooty mold on many ornamental plants, a bane of gardeners. Families Adelgidae Aphididae Pemphigidae Phylloxeridae and several more Aphids (superfamily Aphidoidea) are small plant-sucking insects. ... Families Aclerdidae Asterolecaniidae Beesoniidae Carayonemidae Cerococcidae Coccidae Conchaspididae Dactylopiidae Diaspididae Electrococcidae Eriococcidae Grimaldiellidae Halimococcidae Inkaidae Jersicoccidae Kermesidae Kerriidae Kukaspididae Labiococcidae Lecanodiaspididae Margarodidae Micrococcidae Ortheziidae Phenacoleachiidae Phoenicococcidae Pseudococcidae Putoidae Stictococcidae The scale insects are small insects of the order Hemiptera, notable for their habit of secreting a waxy covering that covers... Species A. melliferaâ western honeybee A. ceranaâ eastern honeybee Honeybees are a subset of bees which fall into the Order Hymenoptera and Suborder Apocrita. ... Honey honey comb A capped frame of honeycomb Honey is a sweet and viscous fluid produced by honeybees and other insects from the nectar of flowers. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Honeydew is a sugary excretion from insects such as aphids or scales. ...
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