Aphis umbrella (Börner, 1950)

on Malvaceae

Aphis umbrella: galls on Malva sylvestris

Malva sylvestris, France, dép. Aisne, Bergues sur Sambre © Sébastien Carbonelle

Aphis umbrella: gall on Malva sylvestris

the umbrella

gall

leaf with deep folds running from the centre towards the margin, that is folded down; the result sometimes resembles an umbrella. Aphids 2 mm, greenish.

hostplants

Malvaceae, oligophagous

Alcea rosea; Althaea officinalis; Hibiscus trionum; Malva pusilla, sylvestris, thuringiaca.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Roskam (2009a).

pub 22.ii.2017 · mod 9.ix.2017