Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis forbesi

Aphis forbesi Weed, 1889

on Fragaria


Apterae 1-2 mm, dark bluish green, with yellowish mottling; immatures yellowish green. In ant-attended colonies on shoots and at bases of leaf petioles, sometimes also on the roots

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Fragaria anaanassa. moschata, vesca.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1986a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1978a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría (1976a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Novgorodova & Stekolshchikov (2013a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Seljak (2013a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 16.xii.2020