Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis pulegii

Aphis pulegii del Guercio, 1911

on Mentha


Apterae ± 1 mm, pale yellow to dark green. Feeding on young shoots and undersides of leaves in spring, moving in summer to base of stem.


Lamiaceae, monophagous

Mentha x piperita, pulegium.


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

Last modified 27.i.2018