Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis montanicola

Aphis montanicola Hille Ris Lambers, 1950

on Pulsatilla


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.


Cerosipha montanicola.


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

Last modified 22.i.2019