Capitophorus elaeagni (del Guercio, 1894)

common oleaster aphid

on Elaeagnus, Hippophae, primary host plants

Capitophorus elaeagni: aptera on Elaeagnus x submacrophylla

Elaeagnus x submacrophylla, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 2-3 mm, pale green, on underside of leaves.

host plants

Elaeagnaceae, oligophagous

Elaeagnus angustifolia, commutata, “hortensis”, multiflora, x submacrophylla, umbellata; Hippophae rhamnoides.

Mainly on Elaeagnus.

on thistles, secondary host plants

parasite

Apterae 1-3 mm, pale greenish white to yellowish green with dark tips to siphunculi; mainly on the undersides of the lower leaves.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Arctium; Calendula; Carduus pycnocephalus; Cirsium arvense, vulgare; Cynara cardunculus, scolymus; Gerbera; Petasites albus; Silybum marianum; Tussilago farfara.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Corpuz-Raros & Cook (1974a), Danielsson (1974a), Heie (1994a), Kollár (2007a), Laamari, Coeur d’Acier & Jousselin (2013a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a)m Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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