Eriosoma lanuginosum

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gall of Eriosoma lanuginosum on elm tree(click on image to enlarge it)
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Eriosoma lanuginosum (Hartig,1839) - (elm ballon-gall aphid)

This aphid is found in Europe and western Asia. It develops on elm trees (primary host) forming large leaf galls (pseudogalls) and during the summer on the roots of pear trees (secondary host).

Publications covering Eriosoma lanuginosum

Polish Journal of Entomology (Polskie Pismo Entomologiczne) (2015) 84, 311-323
Rimantas Rakauskas (2015)
Orchard aphids (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha, Aphidoidea) of Lithuania: a century of research