Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi


Uroleucon chondrillae on Chondrilla juncea

The very most aphid species live in colonies, with the individuals densely aggregated, sometimes on top of each other. In Uroleucon species the opposite is the case: the individuals are perfectly spaced, displaying what might be called thixophobia. (U. chondrillae).

Last modified 7.ii.2023