Capitophorus

Capitophorus

Subfamily : Aphidinae

The apterous forms are characterized by the presence of capitate hairs on the head and abdomen.

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 : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 21 September 2010 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet