Aspidaphis adjuvans (Walker, 1848)

on Polygonum

gall

aphid leaves at the top of the shoots discoloured and curved. Aphids 1-2 mm, mottled yellowish to red, in colour strongly resembling the stems of the host plant. Not attended by ants

host plants

Polygonaceae, monophagous

Polygonum aviculare, mitis, romanum.

synonyms

Aspidaphis polygoni (Walker, 1848); Sipha polygoni Schouteden, 1907.

references

Béguinot (2000b, 2007b), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1972a, 1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1908a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Stekolshchikov, Leshchinskaya, Buga & Voronova (2010a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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