Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis verbasci

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).

Last modified 29.i.2019