Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ammiaphis sii

Ammiaphis sii (Koch, 1855)

on Falcaria


in summer the aphids live on the stems and in the leaf sheaths, causing swelling of the sheaths and curling of the stems; in spring and autumn they live at the base of the plant, not causing galling. There is no host alternation. The aphids are 2 mm large, yellowish green with a light dusting of wax; the siphunculi are black.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Falcaria vulgaris.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1964b), Hellrigl (2004a), Müller (1986a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 24.i.2019