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Encyclop'Aphid : l'encyclopédie des pucerons

Encyclop'APHID

Visual identification of frequent aphids on Rosaceae: apricot, cherry, peach, pear, apple, plum

Identification from photos, click on the name to access identification file

Below you will find the frequent aphids for the different crops of Rosaceae: apricot, cherry and peach; plum; pear and apple

The crop plants are grouped together according to the species of aphids they depend on:

 Apricot, cherry, peach

Brachycaudus persicae

apterous deep black, glossy and globular,  larvae brown

Brachycaudus persicae : adulte aptère
Brachycaudus persicae : adulte ailé
Brachycaudus persicae : adulte aptère

Brachycaudusschwartzi

Apterous, oval, pale brown to yellowish pink, abdomen  with continuous black transverse stripes 

Brachycaudus schwartzi : adulte aptère
Brachycaudus schwartzi : adulte ailé
Brachycaudus schwartzi : colonie

Hyalopterus pruni

elongate, pale green, covered with a  farineuse

pruinosity 

Hyalopterus pruni : N4 et adulte aptère
Hyalopterus pruni : adulte ailé
Hyalopterus pruni : colonie

Myzus cerasi

glossy, dark brown to black, cornicles black, long and straight

Myzus cerasi : adulte aptère
Myzus cerasi : adulte ailé
Myzus cerasi : colonie

Myzus persicae

yellowish to green with pinkish individuals (nymphs) 

Myzus persicae : adulte aptère
Myzus persicae : adulte ailé près pour l'envol
Myzus persicae : nymphe rose au milieu de la colonie

Myzus varians

light green, antennae darkened at segmental cornicles straight and dark at tip

Myzus varians : adulte aptère
Myzus varians : adulte ailé
Myzus varians : colonie

Plum

Brachycaudus helichrysi

pale green, tarsi black, cornicles short and conical.

Brachycaudus helichrysi : adulte aptère
Brachycaudus helichrysi : adulte ailé
Brachycaudus helichrysi : colonie

Hyaloperus pruni

elongate, pale green, covered with a farinaceous prunosity 

Hyalopterus pruni : N4 et adulte aptère
Hyalopterus pruni : adulte ailé
Hyalopterus pruni : colonie

Myzus persicae

yellowish to green with pinkish individuals (nymphs)

Myzus persicae : adulte aptère
Myzus persicae : adulte ailé près pour l'envol
Myzus persicae : nymphe rose au milieu de la colonie

Phorodon humuli

body elongate, pale green with a dorsal longitudinal stripe, darker

Phorodon humuli : adultes aptères
Phorodon humuli : adulte ailé
Phorodon humuli : colonie

Pear, apple

Aphis pomi

light green with legs, cornicles and cauda black

Aphis pomi, adulte aptère
Aphis pomi, adulte ailé
Aphis pomi, colonie sur pommier

Dysaphis plantaginea

globular, dark olive green or vinose pink, covered with a greyish to white powdery substance

Dysaphis plantaginea : adultes aptères
Dysaphis plantaginea : adulte ailé
Dysaphis plantaginea : colonie

Dysaphis pyri

globular, mauve-brown, covered with whitish pruinosity

Dysaphis pyri : adulte aptère
Dysaphis pyri : adulte ailé
Dysaphis pyri : colonie

Eriosoma lanigerum

crimson-brown, covered by mass of dwolly white wax

Eriosoma lanigerum : adulte apère
Eriosoma lanigerum : adulte ailé
Eriosoma lanigerum : colonie

Rhopalosiphum insertum

yellowish green awith longitudinal rays darker, antennae short, and dark at tip , cornicles short

Rhopalosiphum insertum : adulte aptère
Rhopalosiphum insertum : adulte ailé

See identification key