Aphis fabae Scopoli 1763 (Family Aphididae)

Length: 1.2-3.6mm
Egg Nymph Adult
(Winter) ? April - September
(Earliest: 21.5)

Repellent Chemicals
Monoterpenoids Myrtenal
Phenolics Methyl Salicylate

Biotopes:
Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Polyphagous)

Many Apiaceae Sap

Many Asteraceae Sap

Several Rosaceae Sap

Galium aparine Sap

Galium mollugo Sap

Polygonum persicaria Sap

Rumex obtusifolius Sap

Chamerion angustifolium Sap

Oenothera biennis Sap

Fumaria officinalis Sap

Papaver Sap

Vicia sativa Sap

Capsella bursa-pastoris Sap

Chenopodium album Sap

Aquilegia vulgaris Sap

Digitalis purpurea Sap

Lysimachia vulgaris Sap

Malva moschata Sap

Valeriana officinalis Sap

Oxalis acetosella Sap

Succisa pratensis Sap

Euphrasia rostkoviana Sap

Impatiens glandulifera Sap

Epipactis helleborine Sap

Aesculus hippocastanum Sap

Viburnum opulus Sap

Pteridium aquilinum Sap
Possible Food:
(Polyphagous)

Hieracium Sap

Silene Sap

Stellaria Sap

Trifolium Sap

Ranunculus Sap

Plantago Sap

Geranium Sap

Sorbus Sap
Mutualism:
Lasius niger

Formica fusca
Parasitoids:
Lysiphlebus dissolutus Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Braconidae
Predators:
Several Syrphidae

Several Coccinellidae

De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Aphis fabae


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