Uroleucon taraxaci (Kaltenbach, 1843)

bronze-brown dandelion aphid

on Taraxacum

Uroleucon taraxaci: aptera on Taraxacum officinale

Taraxacum officinale, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Uroleucon taraxaci: aptera

© Encyclop’Aphid

Uroleucon taraxaci: colony on Taraxacum officinale

Taraxacum officinale, Belgium, prov. Hainaut, Chimay, Lompret © Sébastien Carbonnelle: colony

Uroleucon taraxaci: apterae on Taraxacum officinale

apterae

gall

Apterae 3-4 mm, at the undersides of the leaves that may become weakly contorted.

hostplants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Taraxacum officinale.

synonyms

Dactynotus taraxaci.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Heie (1995), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Tambs-Lyche (1968a).

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