Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protrama radicis

Protrama radicis (Kaltenbach, 1843)

daisy-root aphid

on Asteraceae, Cardueae


Pale apterae live permanently at the roots; no host alternation. Intensely attended by ants.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Arctium; Carduus; Centaurea stoebe; Cichorium intybus; Cirsium; Cynara.


Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1995a), Influential Points (2017), Wojciechowski, Depa, HalgoŇ° ao (2016a).

Last modified 29.i.2019