Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Allaphis cyperi

Allaphis cyperi (Walker, 1848)

on Carex


Apterae 2-3 mm, with a spindle shaped body and and short antennae; the colour is yellowish green with a faint light median line an dark legs and antennae; they are covered with bluish-white wax; living on the leaves.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex nigra, rostrata, vesicaria.


Thripsaphis, Trichocallis, cyperi.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heire (1982a), López Rodríguez & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Osiadacz & Hałaj (2012a), Stroyan (1977a), Tambs-Lyche &Heie (1984a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 17.i.2019