Drepanosiphum acerinum (Walker, 1848)

sapling sycamore-aphid

on Acer

Drepanosiphum acerinum on Acer pseudoplatanus

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

parasite

Adult viviparae all alate; 2-3 mm sized aphids with long antennae and siphunculi, and a knobbed cauda. They live at the underside of the leaves, mainly those low on the crown and in the shadow.

hostplants

Sapindaceae, monophagous

Acer opalus, pseudoplatanus.

synonyms

Drepanosiphon acerinus.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (0000a, 2011a), Heie (1982a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1981a, 1998a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Stroyan (1977a).

mod 14.ii.2018