Brachycaudus amygdalinus (Schouteden, 1905)

on Prunus, primary host plant

gall

in spring the leaves are rolled, obliquely relative to the midrib.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Prunus domestica, dulcis, persica, tenella.

Mainly P. dulcis.


on Polygonaceae, secondary host plants

gall

In Polygonum aviculare the larvae live in the ochrea, the membranaceous tube around each node.

host plants

Polygonaceae, oligophagous

Polygonum aviculare; Persicaria maculosa; Fagopyrum acutatum.

synonyms

Aphis amygdalinus.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Houard (1908a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Tavares (1905a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 21.viii.2019