Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis vaccinii

Aphis vaccinii (Börner, 1940)

on Andromeda, Arctostaphylos, Vaccinium

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, shining greenish black with a fine wax bloom; at the stems, ant-attended.

hostplants

Ericaceae, oligophagous

Andromeda polifolia; Arctostaphylos uva-ursi; Vaccinium myrtillus, oxycoccus, uliginosum, vitis-idae.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1986a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Weis (1955a).

Last modified 11.i.2018