Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis nepetae

Aphis nepetae Kaltenbach, 1843

on Dracocephalum, Nepeta


leaves curled or lightly rolled. Apterae 1-2 mm, yellowish, with head, siphunculi and distal parts of antennae and legs black.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Dracocephalum; Nepeta cataria, nepetella & subsp. aragonensis, nuda.


Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Houard (1909a), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a).

Last modified 5.iii.2023