Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Uroleucon cirsicola

Uroleucon cirsicola (Holman, 1962)

on Cirsium, etc.


Apterae 3-5 mm, spindle-shaped, dark brassy brown, with mainly black antennae, legs mainly pale brown, siphunculi black on basal half but brown distally, and cauda yellow. In the inflorescence.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Cirsium; Jacobaea vulgaris; Tragopogon pratensis subsp. orientalis.

Mainly on Cirsium; perhaps as well on Arctium minus.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Blackman & Eastop (2019), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 28.i.2019