Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis mirifica

Aphis mirifica (Börner, 1950)

on Chamerion


Apterae 1-2 mm, green or mottled bluish green, with black siphunculi. In ant-attended colonies in the inflorescence, at the stem and at the underside of the leaves, causing them to curl. The aphids are also found at the roots; they are yellowish then.

host plants

Onagraceae, monophagous

Chamerion angustifolium.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Eklo & Hofsvang (2008a), Heie (1996a), Petrović (1998a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 22.i.2019