Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hydaphias molluginis

Hydaphias molluginis Börner, 1939

on Galium


plants deformed and stunted. Apterae 1-2 mm, dirty green to greenish yellow with dark appendages. At the base of the plant. They are visited by ants.

host plants

Rubiaceae, monophagous

Galium austriacum, lucidum subsp. fruticescens, mollugo, ruthenicum, verum.


Aphis bicolor Koch, 1855; Hydaphias hofmanni Börner, 1950; H. helvetica Hille Ris Lambers, 1947.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Heie (1992a), Houard (1909a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Müller (1986a), Novgorodova & Stekolshchikov (2013a), Roskam (2009a), Stekolshchikov, Buga & Leshchinskaya (2008a), Stekolshchikov & Novgorodova (2013a), Szelegiewicz (1982b), Tavares (1905a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 12.ii.2020