Capitophorus

Capitophorus

Subfamily : Aphidinae

The apterous forms are characterized by the presence of capitate hairs on the head and abdomen.
Capitophorus elaeagni : détail de la tête avec les soies capitées

Certain species are dioecious and host-alternating: the primary hosts (Elaeagnaceae) and secondary hosts (Asteraceae and some Polygonaceae) whereas others are monoecious on Asteraceae or Polygonaceae.

Modification date: 27 May 2024 | Publication date: 21 September 2010 | By: Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet