Patchiella reaumuri (Kaltenbach, 1843)

Hemiptera, Aphididae

on Tilia

Patchiella reaumuri: gall on Tilia platyphyllos

Tilia platyphyllos, Loenen (Ge) © Arnold Grosscurt

Patchiella reaumuri: gall on Tilia platyphyllos

ant attendance

Patchiella reaumuri: fundatrix with larva

fundatrix surounded by young larvae

Patchiella reaumuri: fundatrix with larva

fundatrix

Patchiella reaumuri fundatrix

fundatrix ventral

Patchiella reaumuri: larvae

larvae, one already with wing pads

Patchiella reaumuri: colony with alatae

a week later; now a few alatae present

Patchiella reaumuri: alata

alate

gall

the end of young shoots, especially of suckers, spirally contorted; curled leaves in a compact leaf nest. Apart from the 4-5 mm large, almost globular, dark green fundatrix, all aphids are alatae. They are much visited by ants.

primary hostplants

Malvaceae, monophagous

Tilia cordata, platyphyllos.


on Arum

gall

apterae, 2-3 mm, whitish, with much wax, on the rhizomes.

secondary hostplants

Araceae, monophagous

Arum.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Heinze (1957a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

09/06/2015

pub 9.vi.2015 · mod 7.vii.2017