Volutaphis alpinae Prior, 1970

on Silene

gall

the younger parts of the plant are distorted and discoloured. Apterae pale yellow green with white wax; 2-3 mm.

host plants

Caryophyllaceae, narrowly monophagous

Silene vulgaris subsp. prostrata.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014).

mod 18.xi.2018