Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis calaminthae

Aphis calaminthae (Börner, 1952)

on Clinopodium, Hyssopus


Apterae dull light to dark green; head partly brown; they measure 1 mm. The aphids live at the underside of the leaves, also at the tip of the stem and in the inflorescence. Often the leaves are loosely rolled in downwards.

host plants

Lamiaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Clinopodium acinos, grandiflorum, menthifolium, nepeta & subsp. glandulosum, vulgare; Hyssopus officinalis.


Cerosipha calaminthae.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1965a), Jörgl & Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 20.i.2019