Hyperomyzus pallidus Hille Ris Lambers, 1935

gooseberry-sowthistle aphid

on Ribes, primary host plant

Hyperomyzus pallidus: aptera on Ribes uva-crispa

Ribes uva-crispa, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

aphids at shoot tops and under young, curled leaves. Apterae 2-4 mm, opaque greenish or yellowish white with pale appendages.

host plants

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes alpinum, aureum, uva-crispa.


on Sonchus, secondary host plant

Hyperomyzus pallidus: aptera on Sonchus spec.

Sonchus spec., UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

aphids under the lower leaves. They are 3-4 mm long, green, antennae about as long as the body, siphunculi swollen.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Sonchus arvensis, asper, oleraceus, palustris.

notes

H. pallidus and H. lactucae often co-occur on Sonchus. While lactucae sits high on the plant, on the stem and in the inflorescence, pallidus lives at the underside of the leaves, close to the ground. See Influential Points for morphological differences.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Heie (1994a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Roskam (2009a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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