Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis ononidis

Aphis ononidis (Schouteden, 1903)

on Genista, Ononis


Apterae 1-2 mm, grey due to heavy coat of wax meal; in small compact colonies on young shoots, not visited by ants

host plants

Fabaceae, oligophagous

Genista anglica; Ononis.

García Prieto state that the species does not occur on Ononis; that is not correct (cf Hille Ris Lambers, 1956a), but possibly applies to th reference to O. tridentata by Pérez Hidalgo ao (2001a).


Aphis kaltenbachi Hille Ris Lambers, 1956; Aphis schoutedeni Hille Ris Lambers, 1956.


Blackman & Eastop (2018), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Hille Ris Lambers (1956a, 1959a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a).

Last modified 31.i.2019