Myzus persicae (Šulzer, 1776)

green peach aphid, peach-potato aphid

on Prunus, primary host plant

gall

light malformation of the leaves.

host plants

Rosaceae, narrowly monophagous

Prunus persica.

Less often also Prunus amygdaloides, armeniaca, cerasifera, davidiana, domestica, dulcis, mahaleb, nigra, serotina, ? serrulata, tenella.


polyphagous on secondary host plants

Myzus persicae: apterae on Brassica napus

Brassica napus, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Myzus persicae: aptera

aphid on secondary host plant © Encyclop’Aphid

host plants

over 40 plant families.

Acanthus mollis; Achillea millefolium; Aeonium arboreum; Alliaria; Allium cepa; Althaea; Amaranthus retroflexus; Anchusa officinalis; Angelica sylvestris; Anthemis arvensis; Antirrhinum barrelieri; Apium graveolens; Arabidopsis thaliana; Argyranthemum; Artemisia abrotanum; Asparagus maritimus; Aster; Atriplex halimus, patula; Atropa bella-donna; Baccharis halimifolia; Beta vulgaris; Borago officinalis; Bougainvillea; Brachypodium phoenicoides; Brassica napus, oleracea; Bromus hordeaceus; Buddleja davidii; Cakile maritima; Calendula arvensis, officinalis; Calicotome spinosa; Calystegia sepium; Campsis radicans; Capsella bursa-pastoris; Capsicum annuum; Cardaria draba; Celtis australis; Centaurea scabiosa; Cerastium; Chaenomeles speciosa; Chaerophyllum hirsutum; Chenopodium album, murale; Cichorium endivia; Cineraria; Cirsium arvense; Citrullus colocynthis; Clematis; Cucumis; Cucurbita maxima; Coincya monensis subsp. cheiranthos; Convolvulus althaeoides, arvensis; Coriandrum sativum; Cydonia oblonga; Cymbalaria muralis; Cynara cardunculus; Cytisus heterochrous; Datura stramonium; Daucus carota; Dianthus barbatus, carthusianorum; Digitalis purpurea; Diplotaxis erucoides; Dittrichia viscosa; Echinops; Emex spinosa; Erigeron annuus; Eriobotrya japonica; Erodium malacoides, moschatum; Eruca vesicaria; Euphorbia aphylla, bourgeana, peplus, regis-jubae, segetalis; Fallopia convolvulus; Ferula communis, linkii; Fumaria capreolata, officinalis; Galium lucidum subsp. fruticescens, mollugo; Geranium molle; Helianthus annuus; Helminthotheca echioides; Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, syriacus; Hirschfeldia incana; Hyacinthus; Impatiens parviflora; Inula helenium; Ipomoea purpurea; Kickxia spuria; Kleinia neriifolia; Lactuca sativa; Lamium amplexicaule, maculatum; Lavandula angustifolia; Lepidium campestre; Lycium barbarum, intricatum; Lycopersicon esculentum; Malva acerifolia, alcea, neglecta, nicaeensis, parviflora, sylvestrisl Mangifera indica; Matricaria chamomilla; Matthiola incana; Mentha aquatica, x piperita, suaveolens; Mirabilis jalapa; Nicotiana glauca, tabacum; Ocimum basilicum; Origanum vulgare; Orobanche; Panicum miliaceum; Papaver rhoeas; Peganum harmala; Pelargonium; Phagnalon saxatile; Phaseolus vulgaris; Piptatherum miliaceum; Pisum sativum; Plantago albicans; Polygonum aviculare; Populus alba, nigra; Pseudofumaria lutea; Ranunculus asiaticus; Raphanus sativus; Rhinanthus; Rosa; Rumex crispus; Ruta graveolens; Salvia officinalis; Senecio vulgaris; Silene vulgaris; Sinapis alba; Sisymbrium irio, officinale, orientale; Solanum dulcamara, melongena, pseudocapsicum, tuberosum; Sonchus; Spinacia; Stachys palustris; Stellaria; Symphyotrichum parviflorum; Tanacetum cinerariifolium; Tecoma capensis; Trifolium nigrescens; Tulipa; Ulmus minor; Urtica urens; Valeriana officinalis; Verbena rigida; Viburnum tinus; Vicia faba; Vinca najor, minor; Viola tricolor; Vitis vinifera; Volutaria lippii; Zelkova; Zinnia.

synonyms

Aphis, Myzodes, Nectarosiphon, persicae; Aphis, Rhopalosiphum dianthi Schrank, 1801 (sometimes attributed to Šulzer).

notes

important vector of plant viruses.

references

Aguirre-Segura & Pascual (1992a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a)m Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Blanes-Dalmau, Caballero-López & Pujade-Villar (2017a), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b, 1965a), Capinera (2014c), Cogolludo (1921a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Goodarzifar, Madjdzadeh & Mehrpar (2016a), Hałaj & Osiadacz (2015a), Heie (1994a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1908a, 1909a), Kollár (2007a, 2011a), Lambinon & Schneider (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Miller & Stoetzel (1997a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría (1976a), Nieto Nafría & de Benito Dorrego (1976a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a)
, Nieto Nafria & Mler Durante (1983a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Piron (2017a), Roskam (2009a), Seco Fernández, Mier Durante, Blaso Zumeta & Nieto Nafrîa (1998a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Piron (2009a), Pita & Ilharco (2004b), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Soika & Łabanowski (0000a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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