Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Volutaphis alpinae

Volutaphis alpinae Prior, 1970

on Silene


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.


Blackman & Eastop (2014).

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