Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis wartenbergi

Aphis wartenbergi (Börner, 1952)

on Carduus


The ground leaves are rolled inwards. Aphids ± 1.5 mm, blackish brown, lightly powdered; antenna about half length, siphunculi clearly > cauda. No host plant alternation, ant-attended.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Carduus defloratus & subsp. glaucus, nutans.

Reported by Wojciechowski ao also from Bellis perennis.


Cerosipha wartenbergi.


Blackman & Eastop (2014)m Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Görür, Senol, Gezici ao (2017a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 30.i.2019