Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hyalopterus amygdali

Hyalopterus amygdali (Blanchard, 1840)

on Prunus, primary host plant


aphids at the underside of the leaves, 2-3 mm long, rather slender, pale green mottled with darker green, covered by white powdery wax.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Prunus dulcis.

Sometimes P. armeniaca, persica.

on Phragmites, secondary host plant

host plants

Poaceae, ? monophagous

Phragmites australis.


on the secondary host plant the aphids cannot be distinguished from those of the common Hyalopterus pruni.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Krzywiec (1982a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Ripka (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 24.i.2019