Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis jacobaeae

Aphis jacobaeae Schrank, 1801

ragwort aphid

on Jacobaea, Senecio

Aphis jacobaeae: apterae on Jacobaea vulgaris (Senecio jacobaea)

Jacobaea vulgaris, England © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


apterae 1.5-2.5 mm, dark green to almost black in dense colonies on the stems, in the inflorescence and under the leaves. Ant-attended

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous or narrowly oligophagous

Jacobaea aquatica, vulgaris; Senecio gallicus, ovatus subsp. stabianus, vulgaris.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Heie (1986a), Hellrigl (2004a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1994a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 21.i.2019