Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis picridis

Aphis picridis (Börner, 1950)

yellow oxtongue aphid

on Picris, Reichardia

Aphis picridis apterae on Picris spec.

Picris spec., UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Apterae bright yellow with black siphunculi; on rosette leaves and at the root collar; ant-attended.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Helminthotheca spinosa; Picris hieracioides; Reichardia picroides.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 22.i.2019