Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Periphyllus spec.

Periphyllus spec.

Hemiptera, Aphididae

on Acer

Periphyllus spec. galling inflorescence of Acer platanoides

Acer platanoides, Belgium, prov. Namur, Dinant, Viet © Jean-Yves Baugnée


most of the more than 40 species of the genus Periphyllus live on maples. When they feed on young, still developing parts of the plant these may become stunted and disfigured, like the inflorescence above.


Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer spp.


Blackman & Eastop (2015), Braggion (2013a), Buhr (1964b), Influential Points (2015).

27/09/2016. It is now 10:27

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