Cryptomyzus ribis (Linnaeus, 1758)

red currant aphid

on Ribes, primary host plant

Cryptomyzus ribis: aptera on Ribes rubrum

Ribes rubrum, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Cryptomyzus ribis gall

Ribes, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt

Cryptomyzus ribis gall

lower surface of the gall

Cryptomyzus ribis galls on Ribes rubrum

Ribes rubrum, Beuningen

Cryptomyzus ribis aphids on Ribes rubrum

aphids

Cryptomyzus ribis

Ribes rubrum, Nieuwendam

Cryptomyzus ribis

at the underside of the galled part of the leaf the normal, slender, unicellular hairs have been replaced by stout, short, multicellular hairs

section through a galled part of the leaf

Cryptomyzus ribis: fundatrix + newborn aptera

Ribes rubrum, Hongarije, Budapest © László Érsek; fundatrix + newly born aptera

hostplants

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes alpinum, nigrum, rubrum, uva-crispa.

Mainly R. rubrum.


on Lamium, Stachys, secondary host plants

gall

aphids on leaves and stems.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, ± monophagous

Lamium album; Stachys arvensis, palustris, sylvatica.

Occasionally also Galeopsis, Leonurus cardiaca.

notes

Sometimes colonies remain without alternation all summer on the primary hostplant.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Bašilova & Rakauskas (2007a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a, 2011a), Heie (1994a), Hellrigl (2004a), Ianovici, Matica & Scurtu (2010a), Ilie & Marinescu (2011a), Koops (2013a), Lambinon, Carbonelle & Claerebout (2015a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Seidel (1957a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Weis (1955a).

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