Aphis salviae Walker, 1852

on Salvia

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm, brown, shining. At the top of the shoots and on the undersides of the leaves; attended by ants.

host plants

Lamiaceae, ? monophagous

Salvia aethiopis, officinalis, pratensis, verbenaca, virgata.

Also observed, but possibly not breeding, on Lavandula multifida; Teucrium polium.

synonyms

Pergandeida salviae.

references

Barjadze (2017a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Hille Ris Lambers (1947a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 8.ii.2019