Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pachypappa warshavensis

Pachypappa warshavensis (Nasonov, 1894)

poplar leaf-nest-gall aphid

on Populus, primary host plant

Pachypappa warshavensis on Populus alba

Populus alba, Hungary, Mosonmagyaróvár © László Érsek, det. Bob Dransfield

Pachypappa warshavensis on Populus alba

rhe leaves are characteristically folded backwards

Pachypappa warshavensis on Populus alba

colony

Pachypappa warshavensis on Populus alba

apterae

Pachypappa warshavensis colony on Populus alba

same tree, 31.v.2019

Pachypappa warshavensis colony on Populus alba

detail

Pachypappa warshavensis aptera

aptera dorsaal

Pachypappa warshavensis aptera

antera ventral

Pachypappa warshavensis alate

alate, lateral

Pachypappa warshavensis  alate

alate, dorsal

gall

leaf nests at the end of the branches, similar to those of P. tremulae. Because the aphids are concentrated on the petioles, the leaves are characteristically recurved.

host plants

Salicaceae, narrowly monophagous

Populus alba, x canescens, euphratica.


on Salix, secondary host plant

gall

aphid colonies on the roots

hostplants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Salix caprea.

synonyms

Asiphum, Pemphigus, varsoviensis Mordvilko, 1895.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Buhr (1965), Carter & Danielsson (1993a), Casiraghi, Martínez-Torres & Pérez Hidalgo (2019a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1980a [“warschavensis”]), Houard (1908a), Krzywiec (1982a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a), Szelegiewicz (1982a).

Last modified 4.viii.2021