Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis mammulata

Aphis mammulata Ghimingham & Hille Ris Lambers, 1949

on Rhamnus


1-2 mm large, greyish-green aphids in dense, ant-attended colonies under the leaves and on the fruit pedicels. In spring the leaves are rolled inwards to leaf nests.

host plants

Rhamnaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rhamnus alpina, cathartica, saxatilis subsp. tinctoria.


Aphidula mammulata.


Blackman &a Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1965a), García Prieto & Nieto Nafría (2005a), Heie (1986a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 22.i.2019