Pterocomma salicis (Linnaeus, 1758)

black willow-bark aphid

on Salix

Pterocomma salicis: aptera on Salix alba

Salix alba, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, Influential Points

Pterocomma salicis: alata on Salix alba

alate

gall

Aphids in dense colonies on the second-year shoots; they are attended by ants.

host plants

Salicaceae, broadly monophagous

Salix aegyptiaca, alba, aurita, babylonica, caprea, cinerea, elaeagnos, x fragilis, glauca, lapponum, matsudana, myrsinifolia, pentandra, purpurea, repens, triandra, viminalis.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (2011a), Hansen & Rolseth (2004a), Heie (1986a), Influential Points (2017), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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