Aphid key

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

Modification date: 12 June 2024 | Publication date: 26 June 2017 | By: Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet