Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosiphum centranthi

Macrosiphum centranthi Theobald, 1915

on Centranthus, Valeriana


Apterae 2-4 mm, whitish green, yellowish green or green with darker green spinal stripe, and femora and siphunculi darker towards apices. The eyes are dark brown (not red as in M. euphorbiae, that may occur on the same plant). On leaves and stems.

host plants

Valerianaceae, oligophagous

Centranthus ruber; Valeriana officinalis, tripteris.


Blackman & Eastop (2018), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Wojciechowski, Depa, HalgoŇ° ao (2016a).

Last modified 27.i.2019