Aphis fabae solanella Theobald, 1914

spindle – nightshade aphid

on Euonymus, primary host plant

gall

the leaves are curled. At the underside 2-3 mm large, dull black aphids

hostplants

Celastraceae, monophagous

Euonymus europaeus.


on Fallopia, Solanum etc., secondary host plant

Aphis fabae solanella: aptera on Solanum nigrum

Solanum nigrum, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Aphis fabae solanella: galling on Solanum nigrum

Solanum nigrum, Belgium, prov. Namur, Jambes © Stéphane Claerebout

Aphis fabae solanella: aptera on Solanum nigrum

aptera (surrounded by greenish yellow Macrosiphum euphorbiae).

Aphis fabae solanella on Solanum nigrum

Solanum nigrum, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt

Aphis fabae solanella on Solanum nigrum

the aphids

hostplants

Polygonaceae, Solanaceae etc.

Adenostyles alpina subsp. pyrenaica; Amaranthus retroflexus; Anacamptis morio; Anthemis arvensis; Arctium lappa, minus; Asparagus horridus; Beta vulgaris; Capsella bursa-pastoris, rubella; Carduus; Carlina corymbosa; Centaurea melitensis; Centranthus calcitrapa, ruber; Cestrum nocturnum; Chaerophyllum; Chenopodium glaucum; Chondrilla juncea; Cirsium arvense, glabrum, oleraceum, rivulare; Cladanthus mixtus; Coleostephus myconis; Crepis capillaris; Cynara scolymus; Daucus; Digitalis parviflora, purpurea; Dipsacus fullonum; Eryngium bourgatii, campestre; Fallopia convolvulus; Foeniculum vulgare; Fumaria; Galium aparine, mollugo; Gentiana lutea; Helleborus; Heracleum sphondylium; Jacobaea vulgaris; Launaea fragilis; Nerium oleander; Onopordum acanthium; Oxalis pes-caprae; Papaver hybridum, rhoeas; Peucedanum; Picris hieracioides; Pimpinella; Polygonum; Ranunculusl Reichardia picroides; Reseda; Rubia peregrina; Rumex acetosa, acetosella subsp. angiocarpus, conglomeratus, crispus, obtusiolius, pulcher; Sempervivum; Senecio vulgaris; Solanum nigrum; Tanacetum parthenium; Trifolium alexandrinum; Urtica membranacea; Zea mays.

gall

often large colonies of 2-3 mm large, dull black aphids high in the plants.

synonyms

Aphis solanella.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Franquinho Aguiar, Ilharco, Khadem & Moreira (2013a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (1986a), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a)l Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Roskam (2009a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a).

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