Identification file

Identification file

Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kaltenbach, 1843)

1.2-2.2 mm

Apterous: yellowish green, glossy
Frons flat or slightly sinuate (1)
Antennae shorter than half length of body (2), with tips darker
Abdomen without pigmentation
Cornicles light, short and conical (3)
Cauda short, pentagonal (4)

Brachycaudus helichrysi : fiche identification

Brachycaudus helichrysi © Encyclop'Aphid

Alate: yellowish green with a large brown dorsal patch
Frons flat or slightly sinuate
Antennae dark, short (shorter than length of body) and with numerous distorted rhinaria on  III and IV (5)
Abdomen with a large brown dorsal patch (6)
Cornicles short and dark (7)
Cauda short and dark (8)

Species file

Modification date: 07 February 2023 | Publication date: 04 December 2014 | By: Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet