Aphis ulmariae Schrank, 1801

Hemiptera, Aphididae

on Filipendula

Aphis ulmariae: galled inflorescence of Filipendula ulmaria

Filipendula ulmaria, Belgium, prov. Namur, Vierves-sur-Viroin, ancien gare © Stéphane Claerebout

Aphis ulmariae: aphids

aphids

gall

the inflorescences is changed into a tight bunch. Also the leaves are rumpled (Roskam). The aphids measure 1-2 mm, their colour is green, mottled with dark green, with darker head and legs. No holst alternation

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Filpendula ulmaria.

synonyms

Aphidula ulmariae.

notes

It cannot be excluded that other aphid species use these plant as a secondary (summer) host.

references

Béguinot (2002d,e, 2006b), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1964d), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Schneider (2016a), Sylvén (1960a), Aphis tripolii, Tomasi (2014a).

17/02/2017

pub 17.ii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017