Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Longicaudus trirhodus

Longicaudus trirhodus (Walker, 1849)

rose-columbine aphid

on Rosa, primary host plant


aphids in small colonies on the leaves and in the inflorescence. A characteristic detail is the almost rod-like cauda of the full-grown apterae. Alatae have dark marks on antennae, feet, and abdomen.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Rosa canina, villosa.

on Aquilegia, Thalictrum, secondary host plants

Longicaudus trirhodus: alatae on Aquilegia

Aquilegia © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints: apterae and a larval alate

host plants

Ranunculaceae, oligophagous

Aquilegia vulgaris; Thalictrum aquilegiifolium, flavum, minus & subsp. elatum, tuberosum.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Heie (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría (1976a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Petrović (1998a), Soika & Łabanowski (0000a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Wilkaniec & Piekarska-Boniecka (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 26.i.2019