Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diuraphis bromicola

Diuraphis bromicola (Hille Ris Lambers, 1957)

on Bromus


Stem completely, or only its upper part, strongly shortened, with inflated, overlapping leaf sheats. Aphids c. 2 mm, dark olive green to almost black, powdery. Antennae ≤ 1/3 length, siphunculi virtually missing, simple pores.

host plants

Poaceae, monophagous

Bromopsis inermis; Bromus ?japonicus, ?secalinus.


Holcaphis bromicola.


There is no host alternation


Blackman & Eastop (2015), Buhr (1964b), Hille Ris Lambers (1959a), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019