Rhopalosiphum oxyacanthae (von Paula Schrank, 1801)

apple-grass aphid

on woody Rosaceae, primary host plants

Rhopalosiphum oxyacanthae on Malus domestica

Malus domestica, UK, East Sussex © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

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The apterae are 2-3 mm, bright green to yellowish green. They are visited by ants.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Amelanchier; Chaenomeles speciosa; Cotoneaster horizontalis, integerrimus, multiflorus, simonsii; Crataegus coccinea, laevigata, monogyana; Cydonia oblonga; Malus domestica, fusca, spectabilis, sylvestris, zumi; Mespilus germanica; Prunus serotina; Pyrus communis & subsp.pyraster; Sorbus aria, aucuparia, torminalis.


on Poaceae, secondary host plants

Rhopalosiphum oxyacanthae on grass root

on grass root, UK, East Sussex © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

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Aphids at the roots.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agropyron“; Agrostis; Alopecurus; Avena; Brachypodium retusum; Dactylis; Festuca; Glyceria; Phalaris; Poa; Triticum.

synonyms

Aphis, Myzus, oxyacanthae; Aphis fitchi Sanderson, 1902; Rhopalosiphum insertum (Walker, 1849).

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Béguinot (2001c), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Heie (1986a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1908a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Nieto Nafría & de Benito Dorrego (1976a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Stănescu (2009a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1994a), Tomasi (2014a), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 10.vii.2019