Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis polygonata

Aphis polygonata (Nevsky, 1929)

on Persicaria, Polygonum


Apterae ± 2 mm, dark brown to black with short pale siphunculi; preferably in the leaf axils, attended by ants.

host plants

Polygonaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Persicaria maculosa; Polygonum arenastrum, aviculare, maritimum.


Aphis avicularis (Hille Ris Lambers, 1931).


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1986a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hille Ris Lambers (1947a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Novgorodova & Stekolshchikov (2013a), Petrović (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 12.ii.2020