Aphis vandergooti (Börner 1933)

yarrow root aphid

on Asteraceae

Aphis vandergooti: aptera on Achillea

Achillea, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, dark blue-green, sometimes yellow. In ant shelters on roots, stolons and basal petioles.

host plants

Asteraceae, Anthemideae, oligophagous

Achillea ligustica, millefolium, nobilis, ptarmica; Anthemis cotula; Bellis perennis; Carlina acaulis; Cichorium intybus; Leucanthemum maximum, vulgare; Matricaria chamomilla; Tanacetum corymbosum, vulgare; Tussilago farfara.

The records of Plantago major and Veronica chamaedrys by Osiadacz & Wojciechowski are exceptional.

synonyms

Toxopterina vandergooti.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Danielsson (1974a), Heie (1986a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Wilkaniec & Piekarska-Boniecka (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 24.i.2019