Mimeuria ulmiphila (del Guercio, 1917)

Hemiptera, Aphididae

on Acer

Mimeuria ulmiphila on Acer campestre

Acer campestre, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek

Mimeuria ulmiphila on Acer campestre

infested shoot

Mimeuria ulmiphila on Acer campestre

the damage may be considerable

Mimeuria ulmiphila on Acer campestre

group of aphids

Mimeuria ulmiphila on Acer campestre: aptera

aptere

Mimeuria ulmiphila on Acer campestre: alate

alate

gall

4 mmlarge, olive-green, aphids powdered with white wax cause leaf nests with disfigured, curled leaves. They are attended by ants.

primary hostplants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer campestre, platanoides.

Less often other Acer species.


on Ulmus (Rubus)

gall

aphids at the roots, each in a small cavity lined with wax that is permeated by large masses of mycorrhizal mycelium, the actual food of the aphid.

secondary hostplants

(Rosaceae), Ulmaceae

Rubus; Ulmus.

On bramble only when it grows next to an elm.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1980a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a).

13/02/2017

pub 13.ii.2017 · mod 28.vi.2017