Sitobion fragariae (Walker, 1848)

blackberry-grass aphid

on Rubus, etc., primary host plant

Sitobion fragariae: aptera on Rubus fruticosus

Rubus fruticosus, England, East Sussex © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

aphids, 2-3 mm, in leaf nests.

host plants

Rosaceae, oligophagous

Rubus caesius, fruticosus, nessensis, ulmifolius.

Sometimes Agrimonia, Fragaria vesca; Geum; Potentilla; Rosa canina.


on Poaceae, secondary host plants

Sitobion fragariae: aptera on Holcus lanatus

Holcus lanatus, England, East Sussex © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Agropyron“; Alopecurus arundinaeus, pratensis; Ampelodesmos mauretanicus; Anisantha madritensis, rubens, sterilis, tectorum; Anthoxanthum odoratum; Arrhenatherum elatius; Avena barbata, fatua, sativa, sterilis; Bromopsis erecta, ramosa; Bromus racemosus, secalinus; Dactylis glomerata; Festuca ovina; Glyceria fluitans; Helictotrichon filifolium; Holcus annuus subsp. setiglumis, lanatus; Hordeum murinum & subsp. leporinum, vulgare; Lolium multiflorum, perenne; Melica ciliata, minuta, iniflora; Milium effusum; Molinia; Ochlopoa annua; Panicum repens; Phalaris canariensis; Phleum; Piptatherum miliaceum; Schedonorus giganteus, pratensis; Secale cereale; Stipa offneri; Trisetum; Triticum aestivum, turgidum subsp. durum; Vulpia geniculata; Zea mays.

Also reported from Carex sylvatica; Juncus effusus; Luzula.

synonyms

Macrosiphum fragariae.

references

Aguirre-Segura, Pascual & Cueto (1993a), Albrecht (2015a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dransfield & Brightwell (2015a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (1994a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Mier Durante, Remaudiére & Nieto Nafría (1988a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría (1976a), Nieto Nafría & de Benito Dorrego (1976a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a, 1983a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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