Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphidura picta

Aphidura picta Hille Ris Lambers, 1956

on Dianthus, Silene

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, yellowish to green with pale brown head and prothorax, very variable shiny brown dorsal abdominal markings, and dark brown-black siphunculi. In the inflorescences.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, oligophagous

Dianthus barbatus, caryophyllus, crinitus; Silene conoidea, fruticosa, italica, otites, paradoxa, secundiflora, thymifolia, vulgaris.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Aphidura mingens Pintera, 1970.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2019), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante & Remaudière (2013a).

Last modified 24.i.2019