Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pterocomma populeum

Pterocomma populeum (Kaltenbach, 1843)

poplar-bark aphid

on Populus

Pterocomma populeum: aptera on Populus nigra

Populus nigra, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Pterocomma populeum on Populus nigra

Populus nigra, Hungary, Jánossomorja, 19.iv.2019 © László Érsek: colony

Pterocomma populeum on Populus nigra

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Pterocomma populeum on Populus nigra

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Pterocomma populeum: aptera

aptera

Pterocomma populeum: larvae

larvae

Pterocomma populeum on Populus nigra

alate

Pterocomma populeum on Populus nigra

alatae

parasiet

The aphids live without host alternation on the bark of the two-year old,
and the lignified parts of the one-year old shoots.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus alba, balsamifera, x canadensis, x canescens, laurifolia, nigra, x berolinensis.

P. nigra is the main host plant.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Danielsson (1974a), Heie (1986a), Influential Points (2017), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Martín Bernal & Padro Simarro (1986a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1997a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998c), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 16.xii.2019