Aphis pomi DeGeer, 1773

green apple aphid

on Rosaceae, mainly Maleae

Aphis pomi on Chaenomeles speciosa

Chaenomeles speciosa, Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Aphis pomi on Chaenomeles speciosa

ant attendance

Aphis pomi on Chaenomeles speciosa

disfigured leaves

Aphis pomi on Chaenomeles speciosa

colony

Aphis pomi: apterae

detail

Aphis pomi: apterae

larvae, apterae, alate

Aphis pomi: alatae

two alatae

Aphis pomi: aptera on Malus sylvestris

Malus sylvestris, Engeland, East Sussex © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Aphis pomi: galls on Sorbus aucuparia

Sorbus aucuparia België, prov. Namen, Vierves-sur-Viroin, ancien gare © Stéphane Claerebout

Aphis pomi: young alatae

young alatae

Aphis pomi gall on Crataegus monogyna

Crataegus monogyna, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt

Aphis pomi gall

Sorbus aucuparia, Dronten; © Arnold Grosscurt

Aphis pomi

Malus domestica, Dronten; © Arnold Grosscurt

Aphis pomi

Pyrus communis, Dronten; © Arnold Grosscurt

Aphis pomi

detail; the aphids have black siphunculi

Aphis pomi: aphids

the colours may vary © Encyclop’Aphid

gall

the aphids cause leaf nests at the tip of the shoots; the leaves roll in but do not change colour. No host alternation.

hostplants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier lamarckii, stolonifera; Aronia melanocarpa; Chaenomeles japonica, speciosa; Cotoneaster bullatus, divaricatus, horizontalis, integerrmus, microphyllus, multiflorus, salicifolius; Crataegus coccinea, crus-galli, intricata, laevigata, x lavallei, monogyna; Cydonia oblonga; Eriobotrya japonica; Malus domestica, pumila, x purpurea, spectabilis, sylvestris; Mespilus germanica; Osteomeles; Photinia bodinieri; Prunus domestica, spinosa; Pyracantha coccinea; Pyrus communis, pashia; Rhaphiolepis indica; Sorbus aria, aucuparia, intermedia; Spiraea douglasii, nipponica, x vanhouttei.

synonyms

Aphidula pomi.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Danielsson (1974a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1986a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Piron (2017a), Rakauskas, Bašilova & Bernotienė (2015a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a), Starý (1995a), Tomasi (2014a).

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