Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Dysaphis spec.

Dysaphis spec.

on Crataegus

Dysaphis spec. galls

Crataegus monogyna, Belgium, Antwerp, Wilrijk; © Chris Snyers


Some five Dysaphis species live on hawthorn as their primary host plant, and cause there deep red blister-like leaf galls. They have different Apiaceae species as secondary host; morphological differences between the aphids do exist, but they are minimal.


Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

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