Thecabius auriculae (Murray, 1877)

Hemiptera, Aphididae

on Primula

gall

off-white to brownish aphids, with much white wax-wool at the rear end of the , at the roots. The plants are stunted, the leaves yellowing and disfigured.

hostplants

Primulaceae, monophagous

Glaux maritima; Primula auricula.

synonyms

Pemphigus auriculae.

notes

Especially a problem in potted plants.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Heinze (1957a), Heie (1980a).

12/02/2017

mod 27.vi.2018