Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis sanguisorbae poterii

Aphis sanguisorbae poterii (Börner, 1940)

salad burnet root aphid

on Sanguisorba

Aphis sanguisorbae poterii: apterae on Sanguisorba minor

Sanguisorba minor, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


1-2 mm large, blackish green apterae at the base of the plant, closely associated with ants.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Sanguisorba minor.


Aphis poterii.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Szelegiewicz (1982b).

Last modified 10.ii.2019