Visual identification

Visual identification of frequent aphids on Rosaceae: raspberry and blackberry

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

Visual identification of frequent aphids on raspberry (Rubus idaeus)

Amphorophora idaei

apterous greenish yellow, very pale with cornicles long, swollen on distal half

Amphorophora idaei : adulte aptère
Amphorophora idaei : adulte ailé
Aphis idaei

apterous greenish or yellowish covered with a fine pruinosity

Aphis idaei, adulte aptère
Aphis idaei, adulte ailé
Aphis idaei, colonie
Myzus ornatus

small aphid yellowish to dirty yellow, with pigmented spots on abdomen, antennae short, alate with a dorsal patch, square 

Visual identification of frequent aphids on blackberry (Rubus fructicosus)

Amphorophora rubi

apterous greenish yellow, very pale with cornicles long, swollen on distal half

Amphorophora rubi : adulte aptère
Aphis ruborum

Apterous small, bluish green, dark in spring to greenish yellow in summer, alate dark with cornicles straight and black and cauda black

Aphis ruborum : adulte aptère
Aphis ruborum : adulte ailé
Sitobion fragariae

greenish with dark spots on abdomen, cornicles long, straight

Sitobion fragariae : adulte aptère
Sitobion fragariae : adulte ailé
Sitobion fragariae : colonie

 

See identification key

Modification date: 14 June 2024 | Publication date: 08 December 2015 | By: Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet