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Encyclop'Aphid : l'encyclopédie des pucerons


Identification of aphids associated with Rosaceae

A key based on visual identification is provided to help you identify frequent species.

The link on the species name gives access to the identification file

Macrosiphum rosae :

large aphid, glossy green or pink, antennae and cornicles long and black 

Macrosiphum rosae : colonie rose
Macrosiphum rosae : adulte ailé
Macrosiphum rosae : dégâts sur rose

Maculolachnus submacula :

large aphid with base of stems visited by ants, cornicles dark, reduced to a raised pore, cauda rounded, in alate wing shows spot

Maculolachnus submacula : adulte aptère
Maculolachnus submacula : adulte ailé
Maculolachnus submacula : présence de fourmis

Metopolophium dirhodum :

elongate, green, with a darker line on dorsum, cornicls long, straight and light-coloured, cauda digitate, light, alate pale green to yellow, thorax brown, antennae long and pigmented

Metopolophium dirhodum : adulte aptère
Metopolophium dirhodum : adulte ailé
Metopolophium dirhodum : colonie

Myzaphis rosarum :

abdomen oval and elongate, yellow-green to green, with cornicles swollen and antennae short, alate with a black dorsal patch, antennae short with processus terminalis short

Myzaphis rosarum : adulte aptère
Myzaphis rosarum : adulte ailé
Myzaphis rosarum : adulte aptère

Wahlgreniella nervata :

pale green to yellowish , long antennae ringed at articulations, long cornicles slightly swollen, cauda long and broad, alate with wing veins very dark 

Wahlgreniella nervata : adulte aptère
Wahlgreniella nervata : adulte ailé