Allocotaphis quaestionis (Börner, 1942)

on Malus, primary host plant

gall

In spring the leaves are strongly inrolled downwards. The aphids are rather large, green with black, wax-powdered.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Malus domestica, pumila.


on Senecio, secondary host plant

gall

the alatae are green with a rust-brown thorax and a black dorsal patch on the abdomen.

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Senecio doronicum.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Weis (1955a).

mod 23.iii.2018