Preferred Scientific Name; Aphis pomi. Preferred Common Name; apple aphid. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota; Kingdom: Metazoa. back to HYPP Zoology home page. Aphis pomi de Geer Aphis mali F., Aphidula pomi, Doralis pomi. Insecta, Homoptera, Aphididae. On apple and other fruit trees, A. pomi causes loose or slight curling of leaves. Aphids colonize young growth and are generally restricted to the tips of young.

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Chrysopidae for control of the green apple aphid, Aphis pomi DeGeer Homoptera: The aphid occasionally feeds on immature apples, which then become malformed. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

Species Aphis pomi – Apple Aphid –

Journal of Agricultural Science, 2: Susceptibilities of apple aphid and spirea aphid collected from apple in the Pacific Northwest to selected insecticides. Importance of early arrival of adult Harmonia axyridis for control of Aphis spiraecola on apple.

Aphididae on apple as mediated by human activities.

The length of ultimate rostral segment appeared to be the most reliable morphological character for discrimination between apple and spirea aphid species. Biology of the green apple aphid in Lithuania. Pests and diseases of middle east species of hawthorn in conditions of Apsheron.


Ants also had a significant negative effect on the abundance of natural enemies, which could partially explain the benefits to the tended aphids. The eggs of the green apple aphid aphie somewhat later in spring than those of Rhopalosiphum oxyacanthae and Dysaphis plantagineathe other aphid species commonly found on apple.

Impact of four synthetic pyrethroids on major natural enemies and pests of apple in Pennsylvania. It is found on young growth of apple trees and on other members of the rose family where it feeds by sucking sap. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Alate females are mostly black, with a greenish abdomen; otherwise they are sphis to the apterae. Natural enemies and their effects on apple aphid, Aphis pomi DeGeer Homoptera: Distribution Maps of Pests, No.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The level of infestation was only related to yield for one of the two apple varieties.

Aphis pomi (Apple aphid): identification, images, ecology, control

Some observations on the incidence of arthropod natural enemies of Aphis pomi DeGeer Homoptera: The predacious syrphids of aphids. Hemiptera of Asia Aphis Insects described in Ecological Entomology 35 2 The most important pests of apple and pear trees.

The predator’s numerical response resulted in delayed density dependence in predation rate. Aphididae in Europe – new information on their distribution, molecular and morphological peculiarities. Cecidomyiidaeon apple in Nova Scotia. The colony see picture below was again attended by Formica rufa. Aphididae in south-western Quebec.


Woolly Apple Aphid on apple-Afghanistan. The cauda tail-like elongation of the body and cornicles are black and the antennae and legs are pale with brown tips.

Aphis pomi

This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible. Allozyme variation, aphjs structure, and sibling species in Aphis pomi. During flowering of weeds more aphidophagous predators were observed on the apple trees within the strip-sown area than in the control area.

Aphids of the Genus Aphis L. Groene Appelbladluis; Groene Appeltakluis Norway: Energy flow in an apple plant-aphid Apis pomi De Geer Homoptera: Dense colonies can form and infestation reduces the greenness of apple leaves. Lomi motorway plants were much more heavily infested than plants some distance away. CIE map 87, revised. Retrieved from ” https: Title Colony Caption Adult and nymphs on apple leaf stem.