Brachycaudus schwartzi (Börner, 1931)

Hemiptera, Aphididae

on Prunus

Brachycaudus schwartzi galling Prunus x davidiopersica

Prunus x davidiopersica, Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Brachycaudus schwartzi galling Prunus x davidiopersica

detail

Brachycaudus schwartzi: apterae

young and mature apterae

Brachycaudus schwartzi: alata

alata

Brachycaudus schwartzi: apterae

Prunus persica © Encyclop’Aphid

gall

leaf rolls and leaf nests at the end of the branches.

hostplants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Prunus x davidiopersica, persica.

perhaps also P. serotina.

synonyms

Brachycaudus prunicola schwartzi.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Tomasi (2014a).

19/03/2017

pub 19.iii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017