Aphis spiraecola. is a nearly worldwide and highly polyphagous aphid species. Common names. Spirea aphid, Green citrus aphid. Distribution. This aphid is. Aphis spiraecola Patch, green citrus aphid, spirea aphid. polyphagous. parasite. Apterae mm, bright greenish yellow to apple green with brown head . Page 1 of FERA – UK PRA for Aphis spiraecola. Rapid Pest Risk Analysis ( PRA) for. Aphis spiraecola. STAGE 1: INITIATION. 1. What is the name of the pest ?.

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Insecta Summary of Invasiveness A. Lysiphlebus testaceipes and Trioxys angelicae [Binodoxys angelicae] are recorded parasitoids of A. Goot on certain fruit trees. Acta Oecologica, 12 4: Annali dell’Istituto Sperimentale per l’Agrumicoltura, The species now has a worldwide distribution in temperate and tropical regions.

Both these species occur on Rosaceae and can be present as pests in the same apple orchards, in all regions where apples are grown commercially. Redescription of Trioxys nepalensis Takada and new host records of some aphid parasitoids Hymenoptera: Annotated list of aphids Aphidoidea in Israel.


Aphis spiraecola (Spirea aphid)

Survey of the World’s Aphids. Timing of the overwintered egg hatch differed between populations on citrus and Spiraea; a difference which was apparently genetically determined. Naidu, ; Lyla et al. Baseline susceptibilities to imidacloprid for green apple aphid and spirea aphid Homoptera: Aphidoidea on avocado, persimmon and macadamia. In hot weather, nymphs can grow into adults within days, leading to rapid population growth. A new species of Aphelinus Hymenoptera: Aphidoideaon citrus in South Africa.

A common species on several Rosaceae and other plants in North America.

Spirea Aphid (Aphis spiraecola)

Augmentative releases for aphid control apyis landscape plants. Eastop and Blackman re-examined the original material from which A. Effect of a plant growth regulator prohexadione-calcium on insect pests of apple and pear. Journal of Economic Entomology, 88 4: Aphis spiraecola Patch Homoptera: Aphids on ornamental shrubs and trees in an urban area of the Catalan coast: Insects associated with soursop Annona muricata L.

Biological Control Lysiphlebus testaceipes was imported from Cuba to mediterranean France for the biological control of A. A British record of Aphis citricola van der Goot.

Sooty moulds, which thrive on aphid honeydew, contribute to the cosmetic damage of fruit, reducing its marketable value. Mezei and Kerekes, ; Mezei and Kerekes, The effects of pesticide applications on the major apple insect pests and their natural enemies.


Its body colour is bright greenish-yellow or yellowish-green to apple-green.

Host plant, Vanhoutte spiraea Spiraea x vanhouttei Briot Carr. The Agricultural Society of India.

Modic S; Urek Aphix, Journal of Economic Entomology, 98 2: The molecular approaches clearly distinguished two groups corresponding to the morphologically defined species. Host plant range is large and many wild species can act as reservoirs for crop infestation.

The correlation between the transmission of passionfruit ringspot virus and populations of flying aphids. Revista de la Sociedad Entomologica Argentina, 47 This confusion does not occur on citrus. New records of host plants and natural enemies of Aphis citricola van der Goot Aphididae: Prispevek k poznavanju favne listnih usi Sternorrhyncha: Symptoms Top of page Leaves rolled tightly, sometimes almost spirally, aphie from the tip, in response to aphid feeding.