Uroleucon sonchi (Linnaeus, 1767)

large sowthistle aphid

mainly on Sonchus

Uroleucon sonchi: aptera on Sonchus asper

Sonchus asper, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 3-5 mm.

host plants

Asteraceae, mainly Cichorieae, oligophagous

Chondrilla juncea; Cichorium endivia, intybus; Crepis vesicaria & subsp. taraxacifolia; Glebionis segetum; Helminthotheca echioides; Hieracium; Hyoseris radiata; Hypochaeris radicata; Ixeridium; Lactuca perennis, sativa, serriola; Lapsana communis; Picris hieracioides; Reichardia intermedia, picroides; Sonchus aquatilis, arvensis, asper & subsp. glaucescens, congestus, oleraceus, palmensis, radicatus, tenerrimus, tuberifer.

Mainly on Sonchus species.

Also, probably occasionally Foeniculum vulgare; Tripleurospermum inodorum.

synonyms

Macrosiphum sonchi; Macrosiphum, Siphonophora, alliariae Koch, 1855.

notes

Sometimes a pest.

references

Aguirre-Segura, Pascual & Cueto (1993a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (1995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1909a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Nieto Nafría, Latteur, Mier Durante ao (1999a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a, 1983a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Piron (2017a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tambs-Lyche (1968a), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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