Aphis umbrella (Börner, 1950)

umbrella aphid

on Malvaceae

Aphis umbrella: aptera on Malva

Malva spec., UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Aphis umbrella: galls on Malva sylvestris

Malva sylvestris, France, dép. Aisne, Bergues sur Sambre © Sébastien Carbonnelle

Aphis umbrella: gall on Malva sylvestris

the umbrella

gall

leaf with deep folds running from the centre towards the margin, that is folded down; the result sometimes resembles an umbrella. Aphids 2 mm, greenish.

hostplants

Malvaceae, oligophagous

Alcea rosea; Althaea officinalis; Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, trionum; Malva alcea, arborea, moschata, multiflora, neglecta, nicaeensis, olbia, parviflora, pusilla, sylvestris, thuringiaca.

Aphidula umbrella; Aphis malvae Koch, 1854.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Bellmann (2012a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (1986a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1909a), Laamari, Coeur d’Acier & Jousselin (2013a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a) Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Petrović (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a).

mod 6.vii.2018