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Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kaltenbach, 1843) (Leaf-curling Plum Aphid)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Brachycaudus helichrysi (Leaf-curling Plum Aphid)

Suggested Literature

Brachycaudus helichrysi may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
HEMIPTERA
(bugs)
APHIDOIDEA
(aphids)
APHIDIDAE
(greenfly)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Brachycaudus helichrysi is associated with:

Prunus - plums, cherries and laurels (Rosales: Rosaceae) causes swelling of curled leaf Rotheray, G.E., 1989 [(and other fruit trees)]
Fruit trees - fruit-bearing trees causes swelling of curled leaf Rotheray, G.E., 1989 [(and other fruit trees)]
Achillea - yarrows and milfoils (Asterales: Asteraceae) causes gall of inflorescence Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
Lithospermum - gromwells (Boraginaceae) causes gall of leaves (terminal) Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986
Magnoliopsida - flowering plants sucks sap of live, stunted, distorted Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Achillea ptarmica - Sneezewort (Asterales: Asteraceae) sucks sap of Foreign Fjelddalen, J., 1964
Dendranthema - florist's chrysanthemums, "mums" (Asterales: Asteraceae) sucks sap of live, stunted, distorted Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Dendranthema x grandiflorum - garden chrysanthemum, florists' chrysanthemum (Asterales: Asteraceae) sucks sap of Foreign Captivity Fjelddalen, J., 1964 [in greenhouse]
Matricaria discoidea - Pineapple-weed, Rayless Mayweed (Asterales: Asteraceae) sucks sap of Foreign Fjelddalen, J., 1964
Tanacetum balsamita - Costmary (Asterales: Asteraceae) sucks sap of Foreign Fjelddalen, J., 1964
Callistephus chinensis - China Aster (Asterales: Asteraceae) sucks sap of live, stunted, distorted Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Pericallis x hybrida - cineraria (Asterales: Asteraceae) sucks sap of live, stunted, distorted Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998,
Fjelddalen, J., 1964
Myosotis - forget-me-nots (Boraginaceae) sucks sap of live, stunted, distorted Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Rumex acetosella - Sheep's Sorrel (Caryophyllales: Polygonaceae) sucks sap of Foreign Fjelddalen, J., 1964
Plantago major - Greater Plantain (Lamiales: Plantaginaceae) sucks sap of Foreign Fjelddalen, J., 1964
Prunus domestica subsp. domestica - Plum (Rosales: Rosaceae) sucks sap of live, severely curled leaf Major Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998
Prunus domestica subsp. insititia - Damson, Bullace (Rosales: Rosaceae) sucks sap of live, severely curled leaf Major Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998

There may be more taxa associated with Brachycaudus helichrysi listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
Brachycaudus
(a genus of aphids)

Associated with Brachycaudus helichrysi:

adult (live) live adult may be infected by Entomophthora planchoniana - an entomophagous fungus (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) UK/Ireland Wilding, N., 1983

Brachycaudus helichrysi may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
HEMIPTERA
(bugs)
APHIDOIDEA
(aphids)
APHIDIDAE
(greenfly)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Buczacki, S. & Harris, K., 1998 Pests, Diseases & Disorders of Garden Plants
Fjelddalen, J., 1964 Aphids Recorded on Cultivated Plants in Norway 1946-1962
Rotheray, G.E., 1989 Aphid Predators
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls
Wilding, N., 1983 Entomophthorales foray: 10 - 14 September 1982, Exeter University and Norwich
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