Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis althaeae

Aphis althaeae (Nevsky, 1929)

on Malvaceae


Apterae ± 2 mm, pale green, at the underside of the leaves and at the stems. In dense colonies, that cause curling of the leaves and stunt young growth.

host plants

Malvaceae, oligophagous

Alcea biennis, nudiflora, rosea; Althaea officinalis; Malva neglecta, pusilla, thuringiaca.

Also reported from Convolvulus: occasional ?


Aphidula althaeae; Aphis davletshinae Hille Ris Lambers, 1966.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2017a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Heie (1986a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a)m Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Remaudière, Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1986a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 27.iv.2023