Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Chaitophorus horii beuthani

Chaitophorus horii beuthani (Börner, 1950)

pale willow leaf aphid

on Salix

Chaitophorus horii beuthani

Salix spec., UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Apterae 1-2 mm, dispersed hairy; siphunculi short, truncate. They live in small colonies at the underside of the leaves, feeding on the midrib. No ant attendance.

host plants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix babylonica, caprea, x fragilis, gmelinii, lapponum, viminalis.


Tranaphis beuthani.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1982a), Osiadacz & Wieczorek (2003a), Petrović (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Szelegiewicz (1961a), Wieczorek & Osiadacz (2007a).

Last modified 2.ii.2021