Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosiphum ptericolens

Macrosiphum ptericolens Patch, 1919

bracken aphid

on Pteridium

Macrosiphum ptericolens: alata on Pteridium qauilinum

Pteridium qauilinum, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

Aphids 2-3 mm, pale green; legs and antennae pale; antennae longer than the body; siphunculi long, tapering.

hostplants

Dennstaedtiaceae, monophagous

Pteridium aquilinum.

synonyms

Sitobion ptericolens.

references

Albrecht (2015a), Blackman & Eastop (2017). Heie (1994a), Influential Points (2017).

Last modified 17.ii.2018