Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis equiseticola

Aphis equiseticola Ossiannilsson, 1964

on Equisetum


Aptera 1–2 mm, light or dark green without markings. Head, antennae, tarsi and tips of tibiae rather dark. Antennae about half as long as body. Siphunculi shorter than cauda with dark apices. No host plant alternation.


Equisetaceae, monophagous

Equisetum pratense, sylvaticum.


Albrecht (2015a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1986a).

Last modified 8.xi.2017