C. pastinacae

Cavariella pastinacae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Willow-umbellifer aphid

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1.8-2.9 mm.
Apterous: green to yellowish green, cornicles swollen, caudicle on abdominal segment 8.
Alate: green, dark patch on abdomen, antennae short, cornicles swollen, moderately long and pigmented, cauda short, presence of a caudicle on abdominal segment 8.

See identification file

Dioecious holocyclic.

Primary hosts: Salix sp. (willows).
Secondary hosts: Apiaceae: Pastinaca (parsnip), Angelica, Heracleum (hogweed)

Agronomic impact

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Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 18 July 2012 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet