Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Greenidea ficicola

Greenidea ficicola Takahashi, 1921

hairy-tailed fig aphid

on Ficus, etc.


Aphids at the tender leaves and fruits; conspicuous by their long, hairy siphunculi.

host plants

Moraceae, ± monophagous

Ficus benjamina, carica, microcarpa, retusa, rubiginosa.

Also Psidium guajava.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2022).


Franquinho Aguiar, Ilharco, Khadem & Moreira (2013a), Influential Points (2022), Laamari, Coeur d’Acier & Jousselin (2013a), Mifsud, Falzon, Malumphy, ao (012a).

Last modified 28.i.2022