Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis stachydis

Aphis stachydis Mordvilko, 1929

on Stachys


apterae in rolled leaves but mainly in the inflorescence; they are 1-2 mm long, yellowish green to dark green, with brown siphunculi and a pale cauda. They are mainly recognisable because of the intensive ant visitation.

host plants

Lamiaceae, monophagous

Stachys arvensis, cretica & subsp. salviifolia, officinalis, recta, sylvatica.

S. recta is the main host plant.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Jörgl & Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 22.i.2019