Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis loti

Aphis loti Kaltenbach, 1862

on herbaceous Fabaceae


Apterae 1-2 mm, warm brown, without wax. At the tips of the shoots and in the inflorescence.

host plants

Fabaceae, Loteae, oligophagous

Anthyllis cytisoides, vulneraria; Dorycnium; Lotus corniculatus, creticus, glaucus, pedunculatus.

Records by older authors of Astragalus alpinus, Medicago falcata, sativa and Melilotus albus possibly stem from confusion with Aphis craccivora.


Pergandeida loti.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Börner & Franz (1956a), Franquinho Aguiar, Ilharco, Khadem & Moreira (2013a), Heie (1986a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Petrović (1998a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Weis (1955), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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