Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hyadaphis passerinii

Hyadaphis passerinii (del Guercio, 1911)

honeysuckle aphid

on Lonicera, primary host plant

Hyadaphis passerinii: aphids on Lonicera periclymenum

Lonicera perclymenum, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, Influential Points (2016)


leaves pale, rolled in upwards.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Lonicera caprifolium, etrusca, implexa, periclymenum, tatarica.

on Apiaceae, secondary host plants


Apiaceae, oligophagous

Conium maculatum; Daucus; Pastinaca

Daucus is the main summer host; also on still other Apiaceae.


even microscopically, this species is hardly distinguishable from Hyadaphis foeniculi; the identification of living material can only be approximative. Possibly hybridisation takes place between the two species.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Papapanagiotou, Nathanailidou, Taylor ao (2012a), Şenol, Akyildirim Beğen, Görür & Demi̇rtaş (2014a).

Last modified 3.viii.2019