Visual identification

Visual identification for frequent aphids on Brassicaceae

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

Aulacorthum solani

abdomen glossy, green to yellowish green with dark spot at base of cornicles

Brevicoryne brassicae

grey-green to dirty yellow covered with wax 

Lipaphis erysimi

yellow green to grey green with waxy spots darker

Macrosiphum euphorbiae

large green or pink, ovoid

Myzus ascalonicus

abdomen glossy, straw yellow, dirty yellow, olive-tinged green or pinkish brown 

Myzus persicae

yellowish to green with pinkish individuals (nymphs) 

See identification key

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 02 October 2013 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet