Liosomaphis berberidis (Kaltenbach, 1843)

barberry aphid

on Berberis, Mahonia

Liosomaphis berberidis: aptera on Berberis thunbergii

Berberis thunbergii, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Liosomaphis berberidis on Mahoberberis neubertii

Mahoberberis neubertii, Hungary, Budapest, 8.v.2019 © László Érsek

Liosomaphis berberidis: larvae

larvae

Liosomaphis berberidis: aptera

aptera

Liosomaphis berberidis: aptera

aptera

Liosomaphis berberidis: mummies

parasitised mummies

gall

over 2 mm large aphids, often sitting in a row at either side of the midrib at the underside of a leaf, that becomes disfigured and bent. Not ant-attended.

host plants

Berberidaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Berberis hispanica, thunbergii, vulgaris; Mahoberberis neubertii; Mahonia aquifolium.

synonyms

Rhopalosiphum berberidis.

references

Aguirre-Segura & Pascual (1992a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Barjadze, Japoshvili, Karaca & Özdemir (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1908a), Laamari, Coeur d’Acier & Jousselin (2013a), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Tomasi (2014a), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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