Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Anuraphis subterranea

Anuraphis subterranea (Walker, 1852)

pear-hogweed aphid

on Pyrus, primary host plant


leaves folded downwards along the midrib, mottled with yellow or red; aphids chocolate-brown; fundatrices ± 3 mm, brown.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis.

on Apiaceae, secondary host plants


Apterae on secondary hosts 2-4 mm, brown; at the basal and underground parts and in the lower leaf sheaths. They are intensively attended by ants.

host plants

Apiaceae, oligophagous

Aegopodium podagraria; Heracleum mantegazzianum, platytaenium, sphondylium & subsp. sibiricum; Pastinaca sativa; Smyrnium.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Danielsson (1974a), Hansen, Hattendorf & Nentwig (2005a), Hansen, Hattendorf, Wittenberg ao (2006a), Heie (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Koçak, Özdemi̇r & Zlobin (2009a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Petrović (1998a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 24.i.2019