Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis gentianae

Aphis gentianae (Börner 1940)

on Gentianaceae


malformation of shoots and leaves; 1.5 cm large, dark green aphids live in association with ants, also on the underground parts of the plant.

host plants

Gentianaceae, oligophagous

Blackstonia; Centaurium erythraea; Gentiana asclepiadea, cruciata.


Toxopterina gentianae.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), García Prieto & Nieto Nafría (2005a), Novgorodova & Stekolshchikov (2013a), Petrović (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 12.ii.2020