Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Defractosiphon brevisiphon

Defractosiphon brevisiphon Mamontova-Solukha, 1968

on Seseli


Apterae ± 2 mm, mottled green with slight whitish pulverulence, head yellowish. The aphids sit, often in large numbers, singly on the sides of the leaf segments, that they strikingly resemble both in colour and in shape.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Seseli campestre, “elatum”, osseum.


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Mamontova-Solukha (1968a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 30.i.2019