Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis chloris

Aphis chloris Koch, 1854

st John’s wort aphid, hypericum aphid

on Hypericum


weak malformations of the leaves. Aphids 1-2 mm, pale green or lemon yellow, sometimes olive green with dark head, apices of antennae, legs, and siphunculi, in ant-attended colonies at the base of the stem, just below the soil surface.

host plants

Hypericaceae, monophagous

Hypericum androsaemum, calycinum, “Hidcote”, hyssopifolium, linarifolium, “linealifolium”, maculatum, nummularium, perforatum, pulchrum, tetrapterum.


Cerosipha chloris.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Danielsson (1974a) Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a), Heie (1986a), Influential Points (2018), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Remaudière, Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1986a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Stekolshchikov, Buga & Leshchinskaya (2008a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 31.i.2019