Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Allocotaphis quaestionis

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.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Malus domestica.


on Senecio, secondary host plant

gall

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

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Senecio doronicum.

references

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

Last modified 10.vii.2019