Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis orocantabrica

Aphis orocantabrica García Prieto & Nieto Nafría, 2005

on Gentiana


Apterae 1-3 mm, yellow, greenish yellow or dark green with black siphunculi. In dense, ant-attended colonies at base of stem and on both sides of the basal leaves.

host plants

Gentianaceae, narrowly monophagous

Gentiana lutea.


Blackman & Eastop (2018), García Prieto & Nieto Nafría (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a) .

Last modified 14.i.2019