Eucallipterus tiliae (Linnaeus, 1758)

common lime-aphid

on Tilia

Eucallipterus tiliae

Tilia x europaea, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Eucallipterus tiliae on Tilia cordata

Tilia cordata, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár, 15.vii.2013 © László Érsek: the leaves are glimmering because of the honeydew

Eucallipterus tiliae on Tilia cordata

colony at the underside of a leaf

Eucallipterus tiliae: colony

colony

Eucallipterus tiliae

Tilia cordata, Hungary, Budapest, 3.vi.2019 © László Érsek: young larva

Eucallipterus tiliae

larva

Eucallipterus tiliae

larva, ventral view

Eucallipterus tiliae: vivipara

alate (full grown vivipara)

parasite

The 2-3 mm large viviparae are winged; they are pale yellow with black markings. They live in often large and dense colonies at the underside of the leaves.

host plants

Malvaceae, monophagous

Tilia americana, cordata, x euchlora, x europaea, x moltkei, platyphyllos, tomentosa.

notes

Often a nuisance in parks and car parks where limes are planted, on account of the great quantity of honeydew produced.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a), Heie (1982a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), López Rodríguez & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Mackoś (0000a), Mackoś-Iwaszko, Lubiarz & Karczmarz (2015a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1997a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1981a, 1998a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a, Piron (2017a), Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998c), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Weis (1955a), Wieczorek & Kanturski (2011a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 12.ix.2019