Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Allocotaphis quaestionis

Allocotaphis quaestionis (Börner, 1942)

on Malus, primary host plant


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

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Malus domestica.

on Senecio, secondary host plant


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

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Senecio doronicum.


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

Last modified 10.vii.2019