The yellow rose aphid Rhodobium porosum: a new pest of Damask rose in Turkey

Barjadze S., Karaca I., Yasar B., Japoshvili G.

PHYTOPARASITICA, vol.39, no.1, pp.59-62, 2011 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12600-010-0133-5
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-62


Apterous and alate viviparous females of the yellow rose aphid, Rhodobium porosum (Sanderson) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), were collected on Damask rose, Rosa damascena Mill., in Isparta Province, Turkey. The aphid is recorded for the first time from Turkey. Brief information about the invasive yellow rose aphid, including its distribution in Isparta Province and a key to the apterous females of aphid species known to infest Damask rose in Turkey, is provided.