TREMATERRA P., SPINA G. – Interesting Olethreutinae from East Asia with description of a new Statherotmantis Diakonoff, 1973 (Lepidoptera Tortricidae). Pag. 3


BORDONI A. – New data on the Xantholinini of the Oriental Region. XXII. Specie collected by Guillaume de Rougemont in India and Sabah (Coleoptera Staphylinidae) - 207° contribution to the knowledge of the Staphylinidae.Pag. 11


NOCE M.E., BELFIORE T., SCALERCIO S., VIZZARRI V., IANNOTTA N. – Assessment of correlation between captures of Bactrocera oleae adults and infestation levels of olive fruits in Southern Italy.Pag. 15

BORDONI A. – Notes on the Palaearctic Xantholinini. V. Megalinus christophi (Lokay) (Coleoptera Staphylinidae) - 206° contribution to the knowledge of the Xantholinini .Pag. 23



DIXON A.F.G. – History of Aphid Symposia. Pag. 29



BARBAGALLO S., BINAZZI A., LIMONTA L. – A short historical account of aphids and aphidologists in Italy. Pag. 31

VON DOHLEN C.D. – Aphid molecular systematics: history, progress and prospects. Pag. 39


THOMAS S., MISTRAL P., CHAREYRON V., BARRAL B., BOISSOT N., VANLERBERGHE-MASUTTI F. – Genetic diversity of the cotton-melon aphid, Aphis gossypii glover in different melon growing areas of France. Pag. 47

LOXDALE H.D., KIGATHI R., WEISSER W.W. – Paucity of microsatellite multilocus genotypes (MLGS = ‘clones’) in tansy aphids. Pag. 51

GRIESSER M., FORNECK A. – No predominant clones in grape phylloxera populations in european leaf feeding habitats. Pag. 57


COCUZZA G.E., CAVALIERI V., ZAPPALÀ L., BARBAGALLO S. – Genetic relationships inside Aphis frangulae/gossypii group based on mitochondrial DNA sequences. Pag. 65

HEIE O.E., WEGIEREK P. – A classification of the Aphidomorpha (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha) under consideration of the fossil taxa. Pag. 69


CHAKRABARTI S. – Diversity, distribution and endemism of Aphids (Hemiptera) in Indian subregion of Oriental realm. Pag. 79

FOOTTIT R.G., MAW H.E.L., PIKE K.S. – DNA barcodes to explore diversity in aphids (Hemiptera Aphididae and Adelgidae). Pag. 87


MIFSUD D., PÉREZ HIDALGO N., BARBAGALLO S. – Present status of aphid studies in Malta (Central Mediterranean) with special reference to tree dwelling species. Pag. 93


RAKAUSKAS R. – Describing cryptic species - is the game worth candles? Pag. 97


STEKOLSHCHIKOV A.V., BUGA S.V. – Aphid fauna of the arctic and subarctic regions. Pag. 101


TUR CINAVI CIENE J., RAKAUSKAS R. – Macrosiphum on Knautia in Central Europe - molecular data support the synonymy of M. silvaticum and M. knautiae (Hemiptera Aphididae). Pag. 105


ZHANG Z.J., HONG Y.C. – A list of fossil aphids in China (Hemiptera Aphidomorpha). Pag. 111


FAVRET C., EADES D.C. – Introduction to Aphid Species File, Pag. 115


NIETO NAFRÍA J.M., FAVRET C., AKIMOTO S., BARBAGALLO S., CHAKRABARTI S., MIER DURANTE M.P., MILLER G.L., PÉREZ HIDALGO N., QIAO G.-X., SANO M., STEKOLSHCHIKOV A.V., WEGIEREK P. – Several nomenclatural clarifications on genus-group names in the Aphididae (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha). Pag. 119


QUEDNAU F.W. – Phylogenetic aspects of the Saltusaphidinae. Pag. 125


BARBAGALLO S., B INAZZI A., C AVALIERI V., L A P ERGOLA A., L IMONTA L. – Biodiversity and Chorological Outlines for Italian Aphid Fauna . Pag. 129

OSIADACZ B. – To the problem of the genus Uroleucon Mordvilko, 1914 (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha  Aphidoidea) in Europe. Pag. 135

BELLA S., MIFSUD D., PÉREZ HIDALGO N., BARBAGALLO S. – Greenidea ficicola: is it an example of  rapid colonization due to climatic changes? Pag. 137


BARBAGALLO S., COCUZZA G.E., SUMA P. – Zelkovaphis trinacriae, an Eriosomatine aphid relict living in Sicily on Zelkova sicula. Pag. 141


MADJDZADEH S.M., MEHRPARVAR M., ABOLHASANZADEH F. – Morphometric discrimination of host- adapted populations of Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kaltenbach) (Hemiptera Aphididae). Pag. 143


MIER DURANTE M.P., ORTEGO J., NIETO NAFRÍA J.M. – Aphids (Hem. Sternorrhyncha Aphididae)  from Argentine Northwest. Pag. 147


CHAKRABARTI S., DAS D. – Aphid fauna (Hemiptera Aphididae) of Bhutan and their host association. Pag. 151

MILLS N.J., LATHAM D.R. – Quantifying the role of predation in the seasonal dynamics of aphid populations. Pag. 153


DEDRYVER C.A., FIÉVET V., PLANTEGENEST M., VIALATTE A. – An overview of the functioning of Sitobion avenae populations at three spatial scales in France.Pag. 159


VAN EMDEN H. – Artificial diet for aphids - thirty years’ experience. Pag. 163

ALVAREZ J.M., SRINIVASAN R., CERVANTES F. – Potato viral infections affect the biology and behaviour of aphid vectors. Pag. 169


DIXON A.F.G. – Thermal tolerance and resource partitioning in aphids. Pag. 171

LESZCZYNSKI B., KRZYZANOWSKI R., GADALINSKA-KRZYZANOWSKA A., CZERNIEWICZ P. – Effect of position in the canopy of bird cherry on the development of colonies of Rhopalosiphum padi L. Pag. 175


THIEME T., DIXON A.F.G. – Do plants affect the population dynamics of aphids? Pag. 179

EMDEN H., KILBANE J., PETTERSSON J. – Changing the host selection responses of aphids through a short experience of a novel secondary plant compound.  Pag. 183

CHAKRABARTI S., DEBNATH M. – Diversity of aphids (Hemiptera Aphididae) and aphidophagous predators in Northwest and Western Himalaya, India. Pag. 187


FATTAH-HOSSEINI S., ALLAHYARI H. – The pea aphid, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris) (Hemiptera Aphididae), development and reproduction on broad bean. Pag. 191

VITALE D.G.M., BRUNDO M.V., SOTTILE L., VISCUSO R., BARBAGALLO S. – Morphological and ultra structural investigations of the male reproductive system in aphids: observations on Tuberculatus  (Tuberculoides) eggleri Börner (Hemiptera Aphidoidea) Pag. 195

JIANG L., YANG H., QIAO G., ZHANG G., ZHONG T., LI X. – Species diversity, fauna and distribution of  aphids in Northeast China.Pag. 199

CLEMENT S.L. – Variable effects of fungal endophyte-infected grasses on the performance of pestiferous aphids. Pag.  205


BASKY Z. – Effect of native aphid species on the development of invasive ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia (L.) in Hungary. Pag. 211


HARRINGTON R., STEVENS M., ALDERSON L., COX D., DENHOLM I., FOSTER S., HALL M., HALLSWORTH P., OLIPHANT L., PARKER S., SHORTALL C., TAYLOR M., WRIGHT S. – Complementary methods for monitoring sugar beet aphids to improve risk management of virus yellows. Pag. 215

TOOR R., MALLOCH G., FENTON B. – A concept for management of aphid virus-vectors and insecticide resistance in Myzus persicae on potatoes in Scotland. Pag. 219

ARADOTTIR G., KARP A., HANLEY S., SHIELD I., WOODCOCK C., DEWHIRST S., COLLINS C., LEATHER S., HARRINGTON R. – Host selection of the giant willow aphid (Tuberolachnus salignus). Pag. 223

BURD J., PUTERKA G. – Plant resistance management strategies for greenbug [Schizaphis graminum (Rondani)] (Homoptera Aphididae) in wheat-sorghum cropping systems. Pag. 227

RIVI M., MAZZONI E., CRINITI A., CASSANELLI S., BIZZARO D., MANICARDI G.C. – Relationship between chromosomal translocation and FE4 gene amplification in an Italian population of the peach–potato aphid Myzus persicae (Hemiptera Aphididae). Pag. 229


RUSZKOWSKA M. – Aphids on cereals and wild grasses in different environments in Poland. Pag. 233


VITOU J., EDWARDS O. – Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) overwintering strategy can affect its performance on resistant and susceptible wheat. Pag. 237


BUGA S., STEKOSHCHIKOV A.V. – Aphids as pests of fruit- and berry- producing plants in Byelorussia. Pag. 239


LASUE P., PINCHON V. – Comparison of two types of yellow water traps for sampling alate aphids. Pag. 243

CRAVEDI P., MANICARDI G.C., CASSANELLI S., TALESA V., DELBUONO C., BIZZARO D., MAZZONI E. – Insecticide resistance in Italian populations of the peach potato aphid Myzus persicae (Sulzer) (Hemiptera Aphididae). Pag. 247


GHOSH S.K., MAHAPATRA G.S.S., CHAKRABORTY G. – Field efficacy of plant extracts and microbial insecticides against Aphis gossypii glover infesting okra [Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench]. Pag. 249

THIEME R., HEINZE M., THIEME T., SCHUBERT J., HEIMBACH U. – Analysis of the behaviour of virus transmitting green peach aphid, Myzus persicae, feeding on wild potato, Solanum tarnii, interspecific somatic hybrids and their progeny. Pag. 253


AMEY J., O’REILLY A., WILLIAMSON M., FIELD L., WALLACE B., DAVIES T.G.E. – Molecular identification and characterisation of the Myzus persicae voltage gated sodium channel gene.Pag. 257

HEIE O.E., WEGIEREK P. – Diagnoses of the higher taxa of Aphidomorpha (Hemiptera Sternorrhyncha). Pag. 261


Closing Session - Final Report. Pag 270



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