Macrosiphum cholodkovskyi (Mordvilko, 1909)

meadow-sweet aphid

on Filipendula

Macrosiphum cholodkovskyi: aptera on Filipendula ulmaria

Filipendula ulmaria, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

The apterae measure 3-5 mm, their colour ranges from yellowish green, blue-green to coral-pink or red; femora and siphunculi distally dark. They live in the inflorescence and the upper leaves, that may become malformed. Not attended by ants.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Filpendula ulmaria, vulgaris.

During summer sometimes populations on Bupleurum; Galium; Valeriana.

synonyms

Macrosiphon cholodkovskyi.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1994a), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría, Latteur, Mier Durante ao (1999a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Tambs-Lyche (1968a), Weis (1955a), Wilkaniec & Piekarska-Boniecka (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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