Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acyrthosiphon scariolae

Acyrthosiphon scariolae Nevsky, 1929

on Lactuca, Sonchus


Apterae 2-3 mm pale yellow-green, finely wax-powdered. At the upper parts of the stem and in the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Lactuca saligna, sativa, serriola, virosa; Sonchus arvensis.


Closely related with A. lactucae, possibly even a synonym of that species.


Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), Danielsson (1974a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría, Aldea & Castro (2015a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 24.i.2019