Myzus ornatus Laing, 1932

ornate aphid, violet aphid

polyphagous

Myzus ornatus: aptera on Centranthus ruber

Centranthus ruber, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, somewhat flattened; generally solitary on the leaves.

host plants

mainly dicotyledonous herbs

Acanthus mollis; Anagallis arvensis; Arctium lappa; Begonia; Borago officinalis; Callistephus chinensis; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Centranthus ruber; Clinopodium vulgare; Crepis capillaris; Cucumis sativus; Digitalis purpurea; Erigeron canadensis; Erophila verna; Euonymus alatus; Fragaria ananassa; Fuchsia; Galanthus nivalis; Galium aparine, mollugo; Geum urbanum; Ixanthus viscosus; Lapsana communis; Laphangium luteoalbum; Leucanthemum vulgare; Lysimachia nummularia; Malva; Matricaria chamomilla; Myosotis; Nepeta x faassenii; Ocimum basilicum; Origanum majorana; Pallenis spinosa; Pericallis; Petroselinum crispum; Plantago major; Prunella vulgaris; Rumex acetosa; Salvia officinalis; Silene dioica; Solanum tuberosum; Stellaria media; Taraxacum officinale; Viola odorata, reichenbachiana, tricolor.

notes

In central and northern Europe often under glass or in houses; hibernation in free nature generally is impossible there.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Barjadze (2017a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Miller & Stoetzel (1997a). Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría (1976a), Nieto Nafría & de Benito Dorrego (1976a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a, 1983a), Piron (2017a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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