Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis pollinaria

Aphis pollinaria (Börner, 1952)

on Epilobium


aphids in the stem tips, 1.5-2 mm, reddish brown with a dorsal wax-pattern.

host plants

Onagraceae, monophagous

Epilobium obscurum, palustre, parviflorum.


This species may also occur in mixed colonies with Aphis epilobii.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1964b), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 22.i.2019