Aphis urticata Gmelin, 1790

dark green nettle aphid

on Urtica

Aphis urticata: aptera

UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Aphis urticata gall

Urtica dioica, Ommen, de Kleine Wolf © Arnold Grosscurt

Aphis urticata aphids

aphids

gall

Apterae 1-2 mm; in dense, ant-attended colonies at the top the growing plants; in high summer as pale yellow dwarf forms at the underside of the leaves.

host plants

Urticaceae, monophagous

Urtica dioica, membranacea, pilulifera, urens.

According to Houard also Parietaria judaica.

synonyms

Aphidula urticata; Aphis urticae Fabricius, 1775.

inquilines

predator Aphidoletes urticaria.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1965a), Danielsson (1974a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a, 2011a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (1986a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1908a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Skuhravá, Skuhravý & Meyer (2014a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1994a), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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