Macrosiphum rosae (Linnaeus) Common name: Rose aphid. and females occur in winter, mate, and the females lay eggs on rose canes. Macrosiphum rosae, the rose aphid feeding on stem of cultivated rose. Wallingford, Oxfordshire More information; Distribution map. Aphididae – Macrosiphum rosae rose aphids – Macrosiphum rosae Aphid on Rosebud – Macrosiphum rosae Big aphid – Macrosiphum rosae.

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Macrosiphum rosae on a rose bud. Raychaudhuri R; Das PL, Dynamic aspects of the chemical relation between the rose aphid and rose buds.

Macrosiphum rosae

The body length of Maculolachnus submacula is 2. Revista Chapingo Serie Proteccion Vegetal, 3: The taxonomic status of these genera and their rosze species is reviewed and new generic and specific synonymies are given.

Like other Myzaphis species, Myzaphis bucktoni is a small aphid: The dorsum has many fine hairs placed on small scleroites. Potato aphid disperses to a wide variety of herbaceous plant hosts in summer. Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. Life cycle strategies and genotypic variability in populations of aphids.

They are about 0. Cosmopolitan, occurring wherever roses are found. In Europe it is rarely found on wild strawberry Fragaria vescabut in America it is found on some wild species such as the Chilean strawberry Fragaria gosae. I’m going to send some larvae to Ed, in the hope that he can identify them! Effect of temperature macroiphum humidity on natural populations of Aphis pomi De Geer and of Macrosiphum rosp L. Checking under the microscope is always a good idea.


Evaluation of some modern pesticides against rose aphid, Macrosiphum rosae Linnaeus. Hence it is fairly pointless attempt to control rsoae species – all the young ones will develop wings and leave of their own accord to colonize grasses! This page was last edited on 13 Marchat Rose is macrlsiphum primary host for both species. Oxidases in the gut of an aphid Macrosiphum rosae L.

These are systemic and broad spectrum and include thiacloprid e. The hairs on the front of the head are conspicuous. Apparent competition or apparent mutualism? But ignore some of the other species at your peril!

Rose Aphids – Control and Identification

Florida Entomologist 97 1 Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 37 2: Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique d’Egypte, Published information on their biology, particularly of the commonest species A. Tomiuk J; Wohrmann K, Macrosiphum rosae Linnaeus In spring they can be found on the shoot tips, young leaves and developing flower. The live macrsoiphum are pale-yellowish to pale yellowish green.

This image also shows a predatory larva of a syrphid fly. Myzaphis rosarum is native to Europe, but is now almost cosmopolitan. Communications in Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, 70 4: Sitobion fragariae Blackberry – grass aphid The Sitobion fragariae aptera is spindle-shaped and a dirty yellowish greenwith small brown intersegmental sclerites on the abdominal dorsum. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, Macrosiphum rosae has a worldwide distribution.


The alate females are similar to the apterae, except that the head and thorax are dark.

Journal of Pest Science Macrosiphum euphorbiae Potato aphid Macrosiphum euphorbiae apterae are either green with a darker green longitudinal stripe or red see pictures belowand often rather shiny. Any errors in identification or information are ours alone, and we would be very grateful for any corrections. The importance of adverse weather conditions for behaviour macrosiphhm population ecology of an aphid parasitoid.

Macrosiphum rosae

Elsewhere it usually overwinters as viviparae. Aphididaea new pest of rose in India. Israel Journal of Entomology The clarified slide mounts below are of adult viviparous female Macrosiphum rosae: This page was last modified Other possibilities are Aphidoletes urticaria and Monobremia subterranea. Others may be tinted with more pink.

Rose Aphids – Bugwoodwiki

Journal of Insect Physiology, 34 They turned out to be not Gosae rosae but a green form of Macrosiphum weberi! An annotated list of Aphididae Homoptera of North America. The ants practice a technique called milking, in which the ant strokes the aphid with its antennae so as to induce the aphid to release the honeydew.