Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dysaphis hirsutissima

Dysaphis hirsutissima (Börner, 1940)

hairy mealy root-aphid

on Anthriscus

Dysaphis hirsutissima: aptera on Anthriscus sylvestris

Anthriscus sylvestris, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Apterae ± 2 mm, bluish green with a dark dorsal pattern of paired sclerites and cross-bands; at the base of the stem and in the leaf sheaths.

host plants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Anthriscus sylvestris.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Danielsson (1974a), Heie (1992a), Stekolshchikov, Buga & Leshchinskaya (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019