Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Coloradoa tanacetina

Coloradoa tanacetina (Walker, 1850)

tansy leaf margin aphid

on (Dendranthema, Leucanthemum), Tanacetum

Coloradoa tanacetina: aptera on Tanacetum vulgare

Tanacetum vulgare, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Apterae on the leaves, particularly on the extreme leaf margin. They are 1-2 mm long, yellowish green, with tarsi and tips of the antennae dark. No host plant alternation.

host plants

Asteraceae, ± monophagous

Tanacetum vulgare.

Also recorded from Dendranthema, Leucanthemum vulgare.


Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Heie (1992a), Kadyrbekov (2020a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Müller (1986a), Schmitz (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 5.v.2023