Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Capitophorus hippophaes

Capitophorus hippophaes Walker, 1852

polygonum aphid, bistort aphid

on Elaeagnus, Hippophaë, primary host plant

gall

slight malformations by aphids of the young leaves. The apterae, 2 mm long, are slender, pale green with a faint pattern of green spots.

host plants

Elaeagnaceae, oligophagous

Elaeagnus angustifolia, “hortensis”, multiflora, umbellata; Hippophaë “fluviatilis”, rhamnoides.


on Persicaria, Polygonum, secondary host plants

Capitophorus hippophaes: aptera on Persicaria maculosa

Persicaria maculosa, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

de apterae of the summer generation live at the underside of the leaves. They are 2 mm long, pale green to yellowish white, sometimes with length rows of green spots.

host plants

Polygonaceae, oligophagous

Persicaria hydropiper, lapathifolia, maculosa; Polygonum.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Corpuz-Raros & Cook (1974a), Heie (1994a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 31.i.2019