Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Brevicoryne brassicae

Brevicoryne brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

cabbage aphid

on Brassicaceae, Tropaeolaceae

Brevicoryne brassicae on Crambe spec.

Brassica oleracea, Belgium, prov. Namur, Couvin, Aublain, 28.v.2022 © Sébastien Carbonelle

Brevicoryne brassicae: colony on Brassica napus

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

Brevicoryne brassicae: colony on Brassica napus

19.iv.2019

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).

Last modified 21.vii.2022