Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis brohmeri

Aphis brohmeri Börner, 1952

on Anthriscus (etc.?)


Apterae 2-3 mm, dark purplish brown. Immatures have no discrete pleural wax spots (cf. fabae). Colonies low down on the stems and in the leaf sheaths.

host plants

Apiaceae, ? monophagous

Anthriscus nitidus, sylvestris.

Also recorded from other Apiaceae (Aegopodium; Carum, Heracleum sphondylium; Pastinaca, Seseli) but Blackman & Eastop consider the possibility of confusion with the similar and omnipresent Aphis fabae.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a, 2011a), Heie (1986a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Stekolshchikov, Leshchinskaya, Buga & Voronova (2010a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 20.i.2019