Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhopalosiphoninus ribesinus

Rhopalosiphoninus ribesinus (van der Goot, 1912)

currant stem aphid

on Ribes

Rhopalosiphoninus ribesinus: aptera on Ribes rubrum

Ribes, England © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Apterae generally deep in the shrub, on old canes not far from the ground; however, sometimes high in the plant on young shoots and leaves.

host plants

Grossulariaceae, monophagous

Ribes rubrum.

Sometimes also R. alpinum, nigrum.


Myzosiphon ribesinum.


Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965a), Heie (1994a), Lamplel & Meier (207a).

Last modified 18.xi.2018