A. rubi

Amphorophora rubi (Kaltenbach, 1843)

Large blackberry aphid

Morphological characters

2.2-4.7 mm.
Large aphid, green to pale green, cornicles light, long and swollen.
Apterous: antennae longer than body, cornicles long and swollen on distal half, cauda linguate.
Alate: little different from apterous, antennae longer than body, cornicles long and swollen on distal half, cauda linguate.

See identification file

Life cycles

Monoecious holocyclic.

Host plants  

Rubus caesius (European dewberry), Rubus fruticosus (blackberry)

Particular characteristics

Agronomic impact

Natural enemies

Predators

Parasitoids

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Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 03 December 2015 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet