Aphis montanicola Hille Ris Lambers, 1950

on Pulsatilla

gall

Aptera ± 2 mm, shining bronze black till very dark green; antennae and tibiae mainly pale. On the stem bases in early spring, later on the leaves; no host plant alternation.

host plants

Ranunculaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Anemone sylvestris; Pulsatilla halleri & subsp. slavica, montana, styriaca, vulgaris.

synonyms

Cerosipha montanicola.

references

Basky (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Jörgl & Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 22.i.2019