Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis linorum

Aphis linorum Bozhko, 1976

on Linum


Apterae 1-2 mm, dark green to nearly black, with antennal flagellum, femora and tibiae whitish basally and black distally. In ant-attended colonies at the root collar.

host plants

Linaceae, monophagous

Linum album, austriacum, perenne, “purpureum”.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Wojciechowski, Depa, HalgoŇ° ao (2016a).

Last modified 22.i.2019