Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dysaphis angelicae

Dysaphis angelicae (Koch, 1854)

hawthorn-angelica aphid

on Crataegus, primary host plant


leaves partly curled and cherry-red with a sharp demarcation between green and red. The aphids are greenish or grey, covered by powdery wax; the feet are black. Cauds short.


Rosaceae, monophagous

Crataegus laevigata, monogyna.

on Angelica, secondary host plant

Dysaphis angelicae

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Apterae ± 2 mm, ant-attended, in the lower leaf bases.

secondary hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Angelica archangelica, sylvestris.

Occasionally Aethusa; AnthriscusSilaum.


Jezabura angelicae.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Heie (2012a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Petrović (1998a), Roskam (2009a).

Last modified 30.ix.2018