Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Drepanaphis acerifoliae

Drepanaphis acerifoliae (Thomas, 1878)

painted maple aphid

on Acer


Alatae alternating brown and pale with high, brown tubercles on the abdomen; at the undersides of the leaves.

host plants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer saccharinum.

distribution within Europe

North American species, recorded at a few points in southern Europe.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2023), Influential Points (2023), Pérez Hidalgo, Pons & Mier Durante (2008a), Petrović-Obradović, Šćiban & Tomić (2021a).

Last modified 30.iv.2023