Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pterocomma tremulae

Pterocomma tremulae Börner, 1940

aspen-bark aphid

on Populus

Pterocomma tremulae: aptera on Populus tremula

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

parasite

Aptrae 3-4 mm, generally on suckers and two years old twigs.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus x canadensis, tremula.

Occasionally found on Populus nigra.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1986a), Stekolshchikov, Gavrilyuk & Novgorodova (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 28.i.2019