Myzus lythri (von Paula Schrank, 1801)

on Prunus, primary host plant

Myzus lythri on Prunus mahaleb

Prunus mahaleb, Hungary, Budapest, mid-May © László Érsek

Myzus lythri on Prunus mahaleb

galled leaf, upperside

Myzus lythri on Prunus mahaleb

underside

Myzus lythri on Prunus mahaleb

folded open, with colony

Myzus lythri on Prunus mahaleb

apterae

Myzus lythri on Prunus mahaleb

same bush, mid-June

Myzus lythri on Prunus mahaleb

larvae

Myzus lythri on Prunus mahaleb

aptera

gall

curling of the young leaves. Apterae 2 mm, green to yellowish green, with dark green length lines; feet, siphunculi and cauda pale.

host plants

Rosaceae, (narrowly) monophagous

Prunus mahaleb.

p>Less often Prunus cerasifera, x davidiopersica.


on Lythrum secondary host plant

gall

aphids on the above-ground parts. Contrary to the spring generation they are visited by ants.

hostplants

Lythraceae, monophagous

Lythrum hyssopifolia, salicaria, virgatum.

p>Rarely Epilobium montanum, roseum, palustre. tetragonum; Fuchsia; Veronica anagallis-aquatica.

synonyms

Aphis, Myzus, mahaleb Koch, 1854.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hille Ris Lambers (1947a), Houard (1908a, 1909a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Müller (1986a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tomasi (2014a), Weis (1955a).

mod 6.vii.2018