Brachycaudus schwartzi (Börner, 1931)

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. References to other Prunus species probably are incorrect.

synonyms

Brachycaudus prunicola schwartzi; Appelia schwartzi.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Franquinho Aguiar & Ilharco (2001a) Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tomasi (2014a), Weis (1955a).

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