Pemphigus gairi Stroyan, 1964

poplar pouch-gall aphid

on Populus

Pemphigus cf gairi on Populus x canadensis

Populus x canadensis, Zwolle, 8.vii.2019 © Arnold Grosscurt; identification provisional

Pemphigus cf gairi on Populus x canadensis

same leaf, underside

Pemphigus gairi: gall on Populus nigra italica

Populus nigra italica, Goudswaard, 15.x.2014 © Ben van As

Pemphigus gairi: gall on Populus nigra italica

detail

Pemphigus gairi: gall on Populus nigra italica

the slit-like opening at the underside

gall

epiphyllous, generally yellowish-green, fusiform swelling of the median part of the midrib, nowhere thicker than four times the normal thickness; slit-like opening at the underside.

primary hostplants

Salicaceae, monophagous

Populus nigra & var. italica.


on Aethusa

gall

the wingless aphids here are 1-2 mm long, pinkish ochreous or pale straw-coloured.

secondary hostplants

Apiaceae, monophagous

Aethusa cynapium.

references

Bellmann (2012a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1980a), Influential Points (2018), Osiadacz & Halaj (2014a), Redfern & Shirley (2011a).

mod 12.viii.2019