H. humilis

Hyalopteroides humilis (Walker, 1852)

Cocksfoot grass aphid

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2.3-3 mm.
Apterous: light, cornicles conical, two times longer than broad.
Alate: body elongate, whitish to yellowish, antennae short, flecks slightly pigmented on  abdomen, cornicles short, two times longer than broad, cauda long and broad.

Monoecious holocyclic.

Dactylis glomerata (cocksfoot).

Agronomic impact

H. humilis is not common.
This species colonizes the upper side of cocksfoot leaves and this leads to withering of the tips.

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 01 October 2010 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet