Brachycolus cerastii (Kaltenbach, 1846)

on Cerastium

Brachycolus cerastii gall on Cerastium fontanum

[en]

Cerastium fontanum, Belgium, prov. Luxembourg, Saint-Hubert © Jean-Yves Baugnée

Brachycolus cerastii gall on Cerastium fontanum

older gall

gall

the aphids in the gall are dirty green, dusted white, c. 2 mm. There is no host plant alternation.

hostplants

Caryophyllaceae, monophagous

Cerastium arvense, diffusum, fontanum & subsp. vulgare, glomeratum, ligusticum, sylvaticum, tomentosum.

synonyms

Aphis cerastii.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a) , Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Dietrich (2016a), Heie (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1908a), Petrović (1998a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Tomasi (2014a).

mod 28.ix.2018