Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis rumicivora

Aphis rumicivora Heie, 1986

on Rumex

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm, dark green to almost black, at the roots in ants’ nests, mainly on sandy soils and in dune areas.

hostplants

Polygonaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rumex acetosella.

synonyms

Aphis acetosae rumicivora.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1986a), Stekolshchikov, Leshchinskaya, Buga & Voronova (2010a).

Last modified 20.xi.2017