Aphididae : Chaitophorinae

The Chaitophorinae antennae have 5 or 6 segments and a processus terminalis longer than the base. The secondary rhinaria in alates are round.
The body is covered with numerous long hairs.
The cornicles are short and located laterally, sometimes with a reticulation.
The cauda can be rounded or button-shaped.
The life cycle is accomplished in a single host plant.
Colonies are often visited by ants.


  • Atheroidini
  • Chaitophorini


Différents critères morphologiques de Chaitophorus et de Periphyllus

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