Rhopalomyzus lonicerae (Siebold, 1839)

honeysuckle-grass aphid

on Lonicera, primary host plant

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: aptera

Lonicera spec. ornamental, Amsterdam: immature alate

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: siphunculus

detail: siphucnulus

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: galled leaves of Lonicera sp.

the leaf margin is rolled inwards, downwards

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: galled leaves of Lonicera sp.

also the parts of the laf that is not rolled inwards is puckered and speckled

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: galled leaves of Lonicera sp.

heavily infested leaves

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae galls

Lonicera involucrata, Nieuwendam

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae galls

another specimen

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Lonicera involucrata, nigra, periclymenum, tatarica, xylosteum; Symphoricarpos albus.


on Phalaris s.l., secondary host plants

parasite

Apterae often in large numbers on the leaves.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Phalaris canariensis; Phalaroides arundinacea.

synonyms

Rhopalosiphoninus lonicerae.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1964b), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a), Heie (1994a), Kollár (2011a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Müller (1986a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Seidel (1957a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a).

mod 29.i.2018