Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris, 1776)

Hemiptera, Aphididae

on Fabaceae

Acyrthosiphon pisum on Cytisus scoparius

Cytisus scoparius, Germany, Harz, Wildemann © Hans Jonkman

gall

conspicupus are the long and very thin siphunculi and the slender, long-tapering cauda.

hostplants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Cytisus scoparius; Lotus corniculatus; Medicago sativa; Pisum sativum; Robinia pseudoacacia; Trifolium hybridum, pratense; Vicia cracca ….

notes

the “pea aphid” is a pest species not only because of its direct suction damage, but alse becaus its an important virus vector.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buhr (1965a), Hellrigl (2004a),
Influential Points (2017), Tambs-Lyche (1968a).

12/04/2017

pub 12.iv.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017