Brevicoryne brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

cabbage aphid

on Brassicaceae, Tropaeolaceae

Brevicoryne brassicae: colony on Brassica napus

Brassica napus, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár 1.v.2017 © László Érsek

Brevicoryne brassicae: colony on Brassica napus

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Brevicoryne brassicae: colony on Brassica napus

colony

Brevicoryne brassicae:  apterae and larvae

apterae and larvae

Brevicoryne brassicae:  aptera

aptera

Brevicoryne brassicae:  larva

larva

Brevicoryne brassicae: gall on Brassica oleracea

Brassica oleracea, Belgium, prov. Namur, Aublain © Sébstien Claerebout

Brevicoryne brassicae: gall on Brassica oleracea

another gall

Brevicoryne brassicae: apterae

Brassica oleracea, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, Influential Points (2016)

gall

apterae in dense colonies on the stems, in the inflorescence and under the leaves; there is no host alternation. Both the aphids and their surroundings are dusted with grey wax powder; the siphunculi are short and stout.

host plants

Brassicaceae, Tropaeolaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Alliaria petiolata; Barbarea vulgaris; Biscutella valentina; Arabis; Brassica napus, oleracea, rapa; Calepina irregularis; Camelina alyssum, microcarpa, sativa; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Cardaria draba; Coincy monensis subsp. cheiranthos. Conriniga orientalis; Crambe abyssinica, maritima; Descurainia; Diplotaxis erucoides, tenuifolia; Eruca vesicaria; Erucastrum abyssinicum, gallicum, nasturtiifolium, virgatum; Erysimum cheiri, diffusum; Hesperis matronalis; Hirschfeldia incana; Iberis; Isatis tinctoria, undulata; Lepidium; Lunaria; Malcolmia orsiniana subsp. angulifolia; Matthiola; Moricandia arvensis; Myagrum perfoliatum; Neslia paniculata; Raphanus raphanistrum, sativus; Raistrum perenne, rugosum; Sinapis alba, arvensis; Sisymbrium altissimum, irio, officinale, orientale, runcinatum; Thlaspi arvense; Tropaeolum majus.

Found by Ripa ao on Tamarix tetrandra; by Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a) from Gonospermum fruticosum.

synonyms

Aphis brassicae.

references

Aguirre-Segura & Pascual (1992a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2016), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1064b, 1965a), Cogolludo (1921a), Danielsson (1974a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1908a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a, 1983a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a)m Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Piron (2017a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Tavares (1905a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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