A. lambersi

Aphis lambersi (Börner, 1940)

Wiuld carrot root aphid

Morphological characters

1.3-2.2 mm.
Apterous: dark green.
Alate: dark green or brown, antennae short, cornicles short and pigmented, cauda short.

See identification file

Life cycles

Monoecious holocyclic.

Host plants   

Daucus spp. (wild carrot, cultivated carrot).

Particular characteristics

The species A. lambersi is visited by ants.
Colonies live at the base of stems, on collet of plants and lower leaves of wild carrots, and also on cultivated carrots (see photo).

Natural enemies




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Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 27 September 2010 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet