Rhopalomyzus lonicerae (Siebold, 1839)

honeysuckle-grass aphid

on Lonicera, primary host plant

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: aptera

Lonicera spec. ornamental, Amsterdam: immature alate

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: siphunculus

detail: siphunculus

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: galled leaves of Lonicera sp.

the leaf margin is rolled inwards, downwards

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: galled leaves of Lonicera sp.

also the parts of the laf that is not rolled inwards is puckered and speckled

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae: galled leaves of Lonicera sp.

heavily infested leaves

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae galls

Lonicera involucrata, Nieuwendam

Rhopalomyzus lonicerae galls

another specimen

hostplants

Caprifoliaceae, narrowly oligophagous

Lonicera alpigena, caprifolia, involucrata, nigra, periclymenum, tatarica, xylosteum; Symphoricarpos albus.


on Phalaris s.l., secondary host plants

parasite

Apterae often in large numbers on the leaves.

hostplants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Phalaris canariensis; Phalaroides arundinacea.

synonyms

Rhopalosiphoninus, Siphocoryne, lonicerae.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Coulianos & Holmåsen (1991a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a), Heie (1994a), Houard (1909a), Kollár (2011a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Müller (1986a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Roskam (2009a), Seidel (1957a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a).

mod 18.xi.2018