is a common aphid species within the temperate regions of the world that specializes on rosaceous plant species.
Common names. None recognized.
Distribution. This aphid is globally distributed within the temperate regions of the world.
Host associations. It has a narrow host range, feeding on rosaceous plant species.
Economic importance. It is particularly important on native and cultivated Rosa, but also attacks certain Potentilla. It has been implicated in the transmission of 3 plant viruses.
See also. Taxonomy at Aphid Species File. Aphids on the World's Plants.Literature references.
Blackman, R.L. and V.F. Eastop. 2000. Aphids on the World’s Crops, Second Edition. John Wiley & Sons with the Natural History Museum, London. x + 466 pages, 58 figures, 51 plates.
Blackman, R.L. and V.F. Eastop. 2006. Aphids on the World’s Herbaceous Plants and Shrubs. Volume 2 The Aphids. John Wiley & Sons with the Natural History Museum, London. viii + pages 1025-1439.
Chan, C.K., A.R. Forbes, and D.A. Raworth. 1991. Aphid-transmitted viruses and their vectors of the world. Agriculture Canada Technical Bulletin 1991-3E. 1-216 pp.