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Eucallipterus tiliae
(basswood, aphid)



Eucallipterus tiliae (basswood, aphid)


  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Eucallipterus tiliae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • basswood, aphid
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Eucallipterus tiliae (Linnaeus)

Preferred Common Name

  • basswood, aphid

Other Scientific Names

  • Therioaphis tilicola (SHINJI)

International Common Names

  • English: linden, aphid
  • Spanish: pulgon del tilo
  • French: puceron du tilleul

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: lindebladlus
  • Finland: lehmuskirva
  • Germany: Zierlaus, Linden-
  • Italy: Afide del tiglio
  • Norway: lindebladlus
  • Sweden: lindbladlus

EPPO code

  • EUCATI (Eucallipterus tiliae)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
  •                             Unknown: Aphidoidea
  •                                 Family: Aphididae
  •                                     Genus: Eucallipterus
  •                                         Species: Eucallipterus tiliae

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


TurkeyPresentUnal and Ozcan, 2005

North America

-New YorkUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts


Czechoslovakia (former)Unconfirmed record
GermanyUnconfirmed record
ItalyUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
SpainUnconfirmed record
UKUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Adalia bipunctata Predator
Aphelinus subflavescens Parasite USA; New York Tilia cordata
Blepharidopterus angulatus Predator
Oenopia conglobata Predator
Oenoplia conglobata
Praon flavinode Parasite
Synharmonia lyncea Predator
Trioxys californicus Parasite
Trioxys curvicaudatus Parasite California Tilia
Trioxys curvicaudus Parasite California
Trioxys hortorum Parasite
Trioxys pallidus Parasite
Trioxys tenuicaudus Parasite USA; New York Tilia cordata

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