Cryptomyzus alboapicalis (Theobald, 1916)

white dead nettle aphid

on Lamium

Cryptomyzus alboapicalis: aptera on Lamium album

Lamium album, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

apterae at the underside of the leaf; they are 2-3 mm long, pale greenish with a green median length line, or yellowish with vague greenish cross-bands. Body with short, capitate setae.

hostplants

Lamiaceae, narrowly monophagous

Lamium album.

Occasionally on Lamium amplexicaule, maculatum, purpureum; Ballota nigra.

references

Bašilova & Rakauskas (2007a, 2017b), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1964b), Heie (1994a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Soika & Łabanowski (0000a), Tomasi (2012a, 2014a).

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