Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dysaphis emicis

Dysaphis emicis (Mimeur, 1934)

on Emex, Rheum, Rumex


Apterae 2-3 mm, grey-green with a dark grey patch on the prothorax and dark cross-bands on posterior abdominal tergites; legs, antennae brown; evenly covered by grey wax-powder. At the roots, sometimes deep down; ant-attended.

host plants

Polygonaceae, oligophagous

Emex; Rheum; Rumex acetosella, crispus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Dysaphis rumecicola emicis; Sappaphis albocinerea Hille Ris Lambers, 1956.


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Hille Ris Lambers (1956a), Stekolshchikov (2006a), Wojciechowski, Depa, HalgoŇ° ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019