Aphis coronillae Ferrari, 1872

brown trefoil aphid

on Fabaceae

Aphis coronillae: aptera op Melilotus spec.

Melilotus spec., UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 12 mm, at the base of the stems.

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

“Coronilla pusilla”; Lathyrus pratensis; Medicago lupulina; Securigera varia; Trifolium aureum, dubium, hybridum, pratense, repens.

synonyms

Pergandeida coronillae; Pergandeida scaliai (del Guercio, 1915).

notes

The form on Medicago lupulina has been described as a distinct subspecies, viz. A. coronillae arenaria Hoffmann 1968. Whether coronillae also occurs an other Medicago species, and whether they belong to the same subspecies is not clear.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Heie (1986a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Stekolshchikov, Gavrilyuk & Novgorodova (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 20.i.2019