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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Spirea Aphid (Aphis spiraecola)

Aphid vectors of Papaya ringspot virus and their weed hosts in orchards in the major papaya producing and exporting region of Brazil. Pons X; Lumbierres B, Biological control of A.

Basu M; Patro B, This may be true for a number of generalist spifaecola observed ovipositing in this aphid, because of its relatively small size.

The genera Trioxys and Binodoxys.

AphID – Aphis spiraecola

Trioxys angelicae can complete its development in A. Aphis spiraecola was first described by Patch in Environmental Entomology, 25 2: Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology, 23 4: Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Journal of Plant Protection Research, 47 1: 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.


Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia, The spirea aphid is attacked by predatory CecidomyiidaeChrysopidaeCoccinellidae and Syrphidae.

Biology of Aphelinus spiraecolae Hymenoptera: Impact des fourmis arboricoles sur une pullulation d’Achaea catocaloides Lepidoptera, Noctuidae dans des plantations de cacaoyers du Cameroun, et etude de leurs homopteres associes.

Biocontrol of aphids by the introduced Lysiphlebus testaceipes Cress. Up to 14 generations may be produced in one year. Parasitoids have been recorded in the Old World, where this aphid is thought to originate, but fewer parasitoids associated with A.

Spirea Aphid (Aphis spiraecola) | Idaho Fish and Game

Epidemiology of Plum pox virus in Japanese plums in Spain. In Henan Province, China, holocyclic populations occur on apple, with overwintering as eggs in bud axils. Effect of Aphis spiraecola and A.

Lacewing predators may be attracted to the aphid sex pheromone Boo and Park, Manejo Integrado de Plagas, No. Environmental requirements In laboratory experiments, with A. Aphididae in Europe – new information on their distribution, molecular and morphological peculiarities.


Annali dell’Istituto Sperimentale per l’Agrumicoltura, The succession of the predominant citrus aphids and the control of pesticides. Its body colour is bright greenish-yellow or yellowish-green to apple-green.

On distorted tips of shoots, several leaves can be rolled together. Review of Nicaraguan Entomology, 5: Development of mixed pesticide for mite and aphid control in apple tree. Aphididae on potato in Lavras-MG.

Host plant range is large and many wild species can act as reservoirs for crop infestation. Mass rearing of predatory insects in the field for control of injurious mites in apple orchards. An account of syrphid Diptera: Kokhreidze described a natural enemy epiraecola on citrus in the Republic of Georgia, where predators made the main contribution to keeping aphid numbers in check.