Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Allaphis producta

Allaphis producta (Gillette, 1917)

on Carex


Apterae 2-3 mm with an elongated body, yellowish white to pale greyish brown,
producing bluish white wax, especially near the abdomen end. They live on the leaves.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acuta, acutiformis, filiformis, hirta, leporina, nigra, rostrata, vesicaria.


Allaphis, Thripsaphis, cariciola (Mordvilko, 1914); but caricicola: Heie (1982a), Lampel & Meier (2003a) => Thripsaphis caricis.


Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Osiadacz & Hałaj (2012a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 17.i.2019