Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis parietariae

Aphis parietariae Theobald, 1922

pellitory-of-the-wall aphid

on Gesnouinia, Parietaria

Aphis parietariae: apterae on Parietaria judaica

Parietaria judaica, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


leaves somewhat disfigured. Dense colonies of aphids under the leaves, on the stems and in the inflorescence. Apterae 1-2 mm, in spring light or dark green, pale yellowish and dwarfed in summer.

host plants

Urticaceae, oligophagous

Gesnouinia arborea; Parietaria judaica, lusitanica, mauritanica, officinalis.


Toxopterina parietariella Börner, 1952.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Mier Durante, Remaudiére & Nieto Nafría (1988a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 22.i.2019