Rosaceae

Rosaceae

This family covers a great number of plant species appearing as herbaceous perennials, shrubs or trees

The account here is restricted to fruit trees of temperate zones -- apricot, cherry, peach, pear, apple, plum— and also to crops of small fruit: strawberry, raspberry and blackberry

See Aphid damage on Rosaceae

Apricot

Frequent aphids 

Brachycaudus amygdalinus
Brachycaudus persicae
Hyalopterus pruni

Occasional aphids

Brachycaudus cardui
Brachycaudus helichrysi
Myzus persicae

Cherry

Frequent aphids

Myzus cerasi

Occasional aphids

Myzus persicae

Peach

Frequent aphids

Brachycaudus persicae
Brachycaudus schwartzi
Hyalopterus pruni
Myzus persicae
Myzus varians

Occasional aphids

Brachycaudus amygdalinus

Pear

Frequent aphids

Aphis pomi
Dysaphis pyri
Rhopalosiphum insertum

Occasional aphids

Anuraphis spp
Aphanostigma piri
Aphis spiraecola
Dysaphis reaumuri
Eriosoma lanuginosum
Melanaphis pyraria
Schizaphis pyri

Apple

Frequent aphids

Aphis pomi
Dysaphis plantaginea
Eriosoma lanigerum
Rhopalosiphum insertum

Occasional aphids

Aphis gossypii
Aphis spiraecola
Dysaphis spp
Macrosiphum euphorbiae
Ovatus crataegarius

Plum

Frequent aphids

Brachycaudus helichrysi
Hyalopterus pruni
Myzus persicae
Phorodon humuli

Occasional aphids

Brachycaudus cardui
Brachycaudus persicae
Brachycaudus prunicola
Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae

Strawberry

Frequent aphids

Acyrthosiphon malvae
Aphis forbesi
Aulacorthum solani
Chaetosiphon (Pentatrichopus) fragaefolii
 Macrosiphum euphorbiae
Myzus ascalonicus
Myzus ornatus
Myzus persicae
Rhodobium porosum

Occasional aphids

Aphis gossypii
Macrosiphum rosae
Metopolophium dirhodum
Sitobion fragariae

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus)

Frequent aphids

Amphorophora idaei
Aphis idaei
Myzus ornatus

Occasional aphids

Aphis gossypii
Macrosiphum euphorbiae
Macrosiphum funestum
Macrosiphum rosae

Blackberry (Rubus fructicosus)

Frequent aphids
 
Amphorophora rubi
Aphis ruborum
Sitobion fragariae
   

Occasional aphids
 
Macrosiphum euphorbiae
Macrosiphum funestum
Macrosiphum rosae

In the  Aphid key folder you will find simplified keys based on photos or morphological criteria  to help you with identification of species.

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 20 April 2015 | Redactor : Maurice Hullé, Evelyne Turpeau, François Leclant, Marie-Jeanne Rahn