Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Hyperomyzus lampsanae

Hyperomyzus lampsanae (Börner, 1932)

nipplewort aphid

on Lapsana

Hyperomyzus lamapsana: aptera on Lapsana communis

Lapsana communis, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


aphids at the underside of the leaves; they are ivory white, 2-3 mm; the siphunculi are strongly swollen, thickest in the middle.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Lapsana communis.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1964b), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (2011a), Heie (1994a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019