Aphis fabae evonymi Fabricius, 1775

spindle aphid

on Euonymus

Aphis fabae evonymi: aptera on Euonymus europaea

Euonymus europaea, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Aphis fabae evonymi

Euonymus europaeus, Loenen (Ge) © Arnold Grosscurt

Aphis fabae evonymi

aphid

gall

this subspecies of A. fabae is the only one that performs its complete life cycle on spindle tree without host alternation.

host plants

Celastraceae, monophagous

Euonymus europaeus, japonicus, latifolius, nanus, verrucosus.

synonyms

Many authors, including Blackman & Eastop, see an autonomous species Aphis evonymi; this site however sticks for the nomenclature to the Aphid Species File. According to the Fauna Europaea (2014), the much used orthography euonymi is incorrect.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1986a), Houard (1909a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2003a), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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