Melanaphis pyraria (Passerini, 1862)

Hemiptera, Aphididae

on Pyrus

Melanaphis pyraria: gall on Pyrus spec.

Pyrus spec., Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Melanaphis pyraria: gall on Pyrus spec.

occupied leaf roll

Melanaphis pyraria: apterae on Pyrus spec.

apterae

Melanaphis pyraria: aptera on Pyrus communis

Pyrus communis, England, East Sussex © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

leaves rolled inward, transversely or diagonally; aphids at the underside.

primary hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis.


on Poaceae

gall

aphids under the crumpled leaves.

secondary hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Arrhenatherum, Brachypodium, Poa, Triticum.

synonyms

Geoktapia pyraria; Myzus pyrinus Schouteden, 1901.

references

Bašilova & Rakauskas (2012a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004a), Roskam (2009a).

08/11/2016

pub 8.xi.2016 · mod 28.vi.2017