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Rhopalosiphum padi
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Rhopalosiphum padi (grain aphid)

Summary

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  • 03 January 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Vector of Plant Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Rhopalosiphum padi
  • Preferred Common Name
  • grain aphid
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Rhopalosiphum padi Linnaeus

Preferred Common Name

  • grain aphid

Other Scientific Names

  • Anuraphis padi auct. nec. L.
  • Anuraphis prunina (Walker, 1848)
  • Aphis africana Theobald, 1926
  • Aphis annuae Oestlund, 1886
  • Aphis avenae Fabricius
  • Aphis avenae-sativae Shrank, 1801
  • Aphis fitchii Sanderson 1902
  • Aphis holci Ferrari, 1872
  • Aphis padi Linnaeus, 1758
  • Aphis prunifoliae (Fitch, 1855) partim.
  • Aphis prunina Walker, 1848
  • Aphis pseudoavenae Patch, 1917
  • Aphis tritici Lawson, 1866
  • Aphis uwamizusakurae Monz., 1929
  • Brachycaudus padi auct. nec. L.
  • Brachycaudus pruni (Koch, 1854)
  • Rhopalosiphon padi (L.)
  • Rhopalosiphum fitchii auct. nec. Fitch
  • Rhopalosiphum padi subsp. americanum Mordvilko, 1921
  • Rhopalosiphum prunifoliae (Fitch)
  • Siphocoryne acericola Matsumura, 1917
  • Siphocoryne donarium Matsumura, 1918
  • Siphocoryne faxinicola Matsumura, 1917
  • Siphonaphis padi (Linnaeus)
  • Siphonaphis prunifoliae

International Common Names

  • English: bird cherry aphid; birdcherry-oat aphid; cereal aphid; oat aphid; oat grain aphid; oat-birdcherry aphid; sugarcane aphid; wheat aphid
  • Spanish: afido; pulgon; pulgón del cogollo de la cebada (Mexico); pulgon verde de la avena
  • French: puceron bicolore des céréales; puceron des cereales; puceron vert de l'avoine

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: havrebladlus; havrelus
  • Finland: tuomikirva
  • Germany: hafer-blattlaus; mehlige traubenkirschen-blattlaus; traubenkirschenlaus
  • Israel: knimat hadagan haeropit
  • Italy: afide verde scuro dell'avena
  • Japan: mugi-kubire-aburamusi
  • Netherlands: graanbladluis; haverbladluis; vogelkersluis
  • Norway: havrebladlus
  • Sweden: haeggbladlus
  • Turkey: bugday yaprak biti

EPPO code

  • RHOPFI (Rhopalosiphum fitchii)
  • RHOPPA (Rhopalosiphum padi)

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: Rhopalosiphum
  •                                         Species: Rhopalosiphum padi

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

Asia

BangladeshPresentAPPPC, 1987
BhutanPresentAgarwala, 1983
ChinaPresentCIE, 1971; APPPC, 1987
-GansuPresentChen et al., 1996
-GuangdongPresentCIE, 1971
-HebeiPresentCIE, 1971
-HenanPresentLiu et al., 1999
-Hong KongPresentCIE, 1971; APPPC, 1987
-HubeiPresentWang et al., 2004
-JiangsuPresentCIE, 1971
-LiaoningPresentLi et al., 2005
-ShaanxiPresentGuo et al., 2000
-ShandongPresentChen et al., 1996
-SichuanPresentWang et al., 2004
-TibetPresentHu et al., 1986
-YunnanPresentChen et al., 2008
-ZhejiangPresentCIE, 1971
IndiaPresentCIE, 1971
-BiharPresentKumar, 2014
-DelhiPresentSekhar and Singh, 2001a
-HaryanaPresentBabu and Sharma, 2003
-Indian PunjabPresentSubhash et al., 2003
-Uttar PradeshPresentUsmani and Uzma, 2009
IndonesiaPresentCIE, 1971
IranPresentHodjat, 1984
IraqPresentCIE, 1971
IsraelPresentCIE, 1971
JapanPresentCIE, 1971
JordanPresentCIE, 1971
Korea, DPRPresentCIE, 1971
Korea, Republic ofPresentAPPPC, 1987
LaosPresentWaterhouse, 1993
MalaysiaPresentCIE, 1971; Waterhouse, 1993
MongoliaPresentCIE, 1971
NepalPresentCIE, 1971
PakistanPresentCIE, 1971
PhilippinesPresentCIE, 1971
Saudi ArabiaPresentAlsuhaibani, 1996
SyriaPresentCIE, 1971
TaiwanPresentCIE, 1971
TurkeyPresentCIE, 1971
VietnamPresentCIE, 1971

Africa

CameroonPresentCIE, 1971
EgyptPresentCIE, 1971
EthiopiaPresentCIE, 1971
KenyaPresentCIE, 1971
LibyaPresentCIE, 1971
MoroccoPresentCIE, 1971
Saint HelenaPresentCIE, 1971
South AfricaPresentCIE, 1971
TunisiaPresentHarbaoui et al., 2008
ZimbabwePresentCIE, 1971

North America

CanadaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-AlbertaPresentCIE, 1971
-British ColumbiaPresentCIE, 1971
-ManitobaPresentCIE, 1971
-New BrunswickPresentCIE, 1971
-QuebecPresentCIE, 1971
MexicoPresentBurnett and Mezzalama, 1990
USAPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-ArizonaPresentCIE, 1971
-ArkansasPresentCIE, 1971
-CaliforniaPresentCIE, 1971
-ColoradoPresentCIE, 1971
-ConnecticutPresentCIE, 1971
-FloridaPresentCIE, 1971
-GeorgiaPresentCIE, 1971
-HawaiiPresentCIE, 1971
-IdahoPresentCIE, 1971
-IllinoisPresentCIE, 1971
-IndianaPresentCIE, 1971
-IowaPresentCIE, 1971
-KansasPresentCIE, 1971
-KentuckyPresentCIE, 1971
-LouisianaPresentCIE, 1971
-MainePresentCIE, 1971
-MarylandPresentCIE, 1971
-MassachusettsPresentCIE, 1971
-MichiganPresentCIE, 1971
-MinnesotaPresentDiFonzo et al., 1997
-MississippiPresentCIE, 1971
-MissouriPresentCIE, 1971
-NebraskaPresentCIE, 1971
-NevadaPresentCIE, 1971
-New JerseyPresentCIE, 1971
-New MexicoPresentCIE, 1971
-New YorkPresentCIE, 1971
-North CarolinaPresentCIE, 1971
-North DakotaPresentCIE, 1971
-OhioPresentCIE, 1971
-OklahomaPresentCIE, 1971
-OregonPresentCIE, 1971
-PennsylvaniaPresentCIE, 1971
-South CarolinaPresentCIE, 1971
-South DakotaPresentCIE, 1971
-TexasPresentCIE, 1971
-UtahPresentCIE, 1971
-VirginiaPresentCIE, 1971
-WashingtonPresentCIE, 1971
-WisconsinPresentCIE, 1971
-WyomingPresentCIE, 1971

Central America and Caribbean

Puerto RicoPresentCIE, 1971

South America

ArgentinaPresentCIE, 1971
BoliviaPresentFox et al., 1990
BrazilPresentCIE, 1971
-Mato GrossoPresentMichelotto and Busoli, 2003
-ParanaPresentAlves et al., 2005
-Rio Grande do SulPresentSilva et al., 2004
-Sao PauloPresentPitta et al., 2007
ChilePresentCIE, 1971
ColombiaPresentFox et al., 1990
EcuadorPresentFox et al., 1990
Falkland IslandsPresentCIE, 1971
PeruPresentCIE, 1971; Mallqui and Cobián, 2011
UruguayPresentRamirez, 1990

Europe

AlbaniaPresentCIE, 1971
AustriaPresentCIE, 1971
BelarusPresentProchorova et al., 2000
BelgiumPresentCIE, 1971
BulgariaPresentCIE, 1971
CroatiaPresentCuljak et al., 2008
Czech RepublicPresentStary, 1996
Czechoslovakia (former)PresentCIE, 1971
DenmarkPresentCIE, 1971
Faroe IslandsPresentCIE, 1971
FinlandPresentCIE, 1971
FrancePresentCIE, 1971
GermanyPresentCIE, 1971
GreecePresentCIE, 1971
HungaryPresentCIE, 1971
IcelandPresentCIE, 1971
ItalyPresentCIE, 1971
-SardiniaPresentDelrio et al., 2004
LithuaniaPresentSurkus Jonaitis, 1996
NetherlandsPresentCIE, 1971
NorwayPresentCIE, 1971
PolandPresentCIE, 1971; Ruszkowska and Strazynski, 2015
PortugalPresentCIE, 1971
-AzoresPresentCIE, 1971
-MadeiraPresentCIE, 1971
RomaniaPresentMalschi et al., 2003
Russian FederationPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Central RussiaPresentCIE, 1971
-Russia (Europe)PresentCIE, 1971
-Russian Far EastPresentCIE, 1971
-SiberiaPresentBokina, 1999
SerbiaPresentTomanovic et al., 2008
SlovakiaPresentPraslicka et al., 1997
SpainPresentCIE, 1971
SwedenPresentCIE, 1971
SwitzerlandPresentCIE, 1971
UKPresentCIE, 1971
UkrainePresentCIE, 1971
Yugoslavia (former)PresentCIE, 1971

Oceania

AustraliaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-New South WalesPresentCIE, 1971
-QueenslandPresentCIE, 1971
-South AustraliaPresentCIE, 1971
-TasmaniaPresentCIE, 1971
-VictoriaPresentCIE, 1971
-Western AustraliaPresentCIE, 1971
New ZealandPresentCIE, 1971

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Growing point / external feeding
Inflorescence / external feeding
Leaves / honeydew or sooty mould
Leaves / honeydew or sooty mould
Leaves / honeydew or sooty mould
Leaves / leaves rolled or folded
Leaves / necrotic areas
Whole plant / wilt

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Adalia bipunctata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Agonum dorsale Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Alloxysta macrophadna Parasite
Alloxysta victrix Hyperparasite
Amara plebeja Predator Adults/Nymphs
Aphelinus abdominalis Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphelinus asychis Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphelinus chaonia Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphelinus varipes Parasite Adults/Nymphs
aphid lethal paralysis virus Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Aphidius autriquei Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphidius colemani Parasite Adults/Nymphs Lebanon Freesia
Aphidius ervi Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphidius frumentarius Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphidius matricariae Parasite Adults/Nymphs Lebanon Freesia
Aphidius picipes Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphidius rhopalosiphi Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphidius similis Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Aphidius uzbekistanicus Parasite Adults/Nymphs France wheat
Aphidoletes aphidimyza Predator Adults/Nymphs
Aphidomyza aphidivora Predator Adults/Nymphs
Asaphes suspensus Hyperparasite
Asaphes vulgaris Hyperparasite
Beauveria bassiana Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Bembidion guttula Predator Adults/Nymphs
Bembidion lampros Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Bembidion quadrimaculatum Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Calathus melanocephalus Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Carabidae Predator Adults/Nymphs
Cheilomenes lunata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Cheilomenes sexmaculata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Chrysopa oculata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Chrysoperla carnea Predator Adults/Nymphs
Clivina fossor Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Clubiona pikei Predator Adults/Nymphs
Coccinella novemnotata Predator
Coccinella septempunctata Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Coccinella undecimpunctata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Coelophora mulsanti Predator Adults/Nymphs
Coleomegilla maculata Predator Adults/Eggs/Nymphs
Conidiobolus coronatus Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Conidiobolus obscurus Pathogen Adults/Nymphs Canada; Quebec; Finland Prunus pensylvanica; wheat
Conidiobolus thromboides Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Dendrocerus carpenteri Hyperparasite
Diaeretiella rapae Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Ephedrus nacheri Parasite Adults/Nymphs China; Yunnan maize
Ephedrus persicae Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Ephedrus plagiator Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Episyrphus balteatus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Eriopis connexa Predator Adults/Nymphs
Erynia nouryi Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Erynia radicans Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Eupeodes confrater Predator Adults/Nymphs
Eupeodes corollae Predator Adults/Nymphs
Forficula auricularia Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Harmonia axyridis Predator Adults/Nymphs China wheat
Harpalus affinis Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Harpalus rufipes Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Hemerobius humulinus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Himetobi P virus Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Hippodamia convergens Predator Adults/Nymphs
Hippodamia parenthesis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Hippodamia quinquesignata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Hippodamia tredecimpunctata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Hippodamia tredecimpunctata tibialis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Hippodamia variegata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Lecanicillium lecanii Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Lysiphlebus fabarum Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Lysiphlebus testaceipes Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Melanostoma fasciatum Predator
Monoctonus nervosus Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Monoctonus washingtonensis Parasite
Nabis ferus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Neda patula Predator Adults/Nymphs
Oenopia sauzeti Predator Adults/Nymphs
Orius insidiosus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Orius sauteri Predator Adults/Nymphs
Pandora neoaphidis Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Pardosa agrestis Predator Adults/Nymphs
Pardosa amentata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Pardosa palustris Predator Adults/Nymphs
Phaenoglyphis villosa Parasite
Pipiza quadrimaculata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Praon abjectum Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Praon gallicum Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Praon volucre Parasite Adults/Nymphs
Praon yakimanum Parasite
Propylea quatuordecimpunctata Predator Adults/Nymphs
Propylea quatuordecimpunctata
Pseudopauesia prunicola Parasite Adults/Nymphs Finland Prunus padus
Pterostichus cupreus Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Pterostichus melanarius Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Pterostichus niger Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Scaeva pyrastri Predator Adults/Nymphs
Scymnus babai Predator Adults/Nymphs
Sphaerophoria philanthus Predator Adults/Nymphs
Sphaerophoria scripta Predator Adults/Nymphs
Synuchus nivalis Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Tachyporus hypnorum Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Tachyporus obtusus Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Tetragnatha laboriosa Predator Adults/Nymphs
Trechus quadristriatus Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley
Trechus secalis Predator Adults/Nymphs Sweden barley

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