Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Brachycaudus amygdalinus

Brachycaudus amygdalinus (Schouteden, 1905)

on Prunus, primary host plant

Brachycaudus amygdalinus galling Prunus x davidiopersica

Prunus x davidiopersica, Hungary, Budapest © László Érsek; det Bob Dransfield

Brachycaudus amygdalinus galling Prunus x davidiopersica

detail

Brachycaudus amygdalinus: apterae

young and mature apterae

Brachycaudus amygdalinus: alata

alata

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).

Last modified 15.i.2021