Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Drepanosiphum aceris

Drepanosiphum aceris Koch, 1855

scarce maple-aphid

on Acer

Drepanosiphum aceris on Acer campestre

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


Mature viviparae are all alate. They are large (3-5 mm), living at the underside of leaves, preferably near the ground.

host plants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer campestre.


Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (2011a), Heie (1982a), Krzywiec (1982a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Petrović (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 15.i.2019