Periphyllus hirticornis (Walker, 1848)

green maple-periphyllus-aphid

on Acer

Periphyllus hirticornis: aptera on Acer campestre

Acer campestre, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

Periphyllus hirticornis: aestivating larva

aestivating larva (from Hille Ris Lambers, 1947b)

parasiet

Apterae 2-3 mm, relatively long-hairy, with short siphunculi; initially on the undersides of the leaves and on the petioles, but later mainly in the inflorescence and on the fruits. At the highest of the summer the larvae enter a summer diapause, aestivation; they ten sit in dense groups, preferably on the wings of the samaras.

host plants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer campestre, monspessulanun.

synonyms

Chaitophorus, Periphyllus, granulatus Koch, 1854.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1982a), Hille Ris Lambers (1947a), Influential Points, (2017), Junkiert, Wieczorek & Wojciechowski (2011a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Wieczorek & Junkiert (2012a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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