The green waxy aphid Hayhurstia atriplicis galls the leaves of Fat-hen and Orache, rolling the leaves or bracteoles upwards along the midrib, often several leaves affected.
Wherever the host plants occur – often on waste ground or disturbed soil.
The galls may be found when the host plants are in leaf.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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