Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis comosa

Aphis comosa (Börner, 1950)

on Lathyrus, Melilotus


Apterae ± 2 mm, brown with shining black dorsum, antennal flagellum and middle sections of tibiae pale. At the tip of the shoots, sometimes ant-attended.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Lathyrus pratensis; Melilotus albus, officinalis.


Pergandeida comosa.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 20.i.2019