Aphis verbasci von Paula Schrank, 1801

mullein aphid

on Buddleja, Verbascum, etc.

Aphis verbasci colony on Buddleja davidii

Buddleja davidii, Hungary, Budapest, Hűvösvölgy, 23.v.2017 © László Érsek

Aphis verbasci colony on Buddleja davidii

disfigured leaf

Aphis verbasci colony

part of the colony

Aphis verbasci: aptera

aptera, lateral

Aphis verbasci: aptera

same animal, dorsal

Aphis verbasci: aptera

another specimen, lateraal

Aphis verbasci: aptera

and dorsal

Aphis verbasci: apterae on Buddleja davidii

Buddleja davidii, Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek

Aphis verbasci galls

Verbascum nigrum, Dronten © Arnold Grosscurt

Aphis verbasci galls

underside of the leaf

Aphis verbasci

the aphids

gall

Generally this aphid causes nothing more than a weak upwards folding of the leaf.

host plants

Scrophulariaceae, oligophagous

Buddleja davidii; Scrophularia canina; Verbascum boerhavii, densiflorum, giganteum, lychnitis, nevadense, nigrum, phlomoides, pulverulentum, sinuatum, thapsiforme, thapsus.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Houard (1909a), Laamari, Coeur d’Acier & Jousselin (2013a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Piron (2009a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Soika & Łabanowski (0000a, Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 29.i.2019