Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Therioaphis brachytricha

Therioaphis brachytricha Hille Ris Lambers & van den Bosch, 1964

on Lotus (Trifolium)


Apterae 2 mm with rather long antenna, very pale buff to pale yellowish with darker spots. They live at the leaves of young growth of plants in warm and dry habitats.

host plants

Fabaceae, ± monophagous

Lotus corniculatus.

A somewhat questionable observation on Trifolium pratense. Mention by Wojciechowski ao also from Medicago falcata.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1982a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Stekolshchikov, Leshchinskaya, Buga & Voronova (2010a), Wieczorek & Kanturski (2011a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 16.i.2019