Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ericaphis latifrons

Ericaphis latifrons (Börner, 1942)

on Empetrum, etc.


Apterae up to 2 mm, yellow-green; tips of antennae and legs black. Alatae have broad dark cross-bands on the abdomen, more or less merging into one patch.

host plants

Asteraceae, ? monophagous

Empetrum nigrum.

Also reported from Calluna vulgaris; Erica australis, umbellata, Vaccinium uliginosum.


Metopolophium latifrons.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Heie (1992a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019