Microlophium carnosum (Buckton, 1876)

on Urtica

Microlophium carnosum: aptera on Urtica dioica

Urtica dioica, Zeewolde, Harderbos © Hans Jonkman

diagnosis

large aphids with conspicuously long antennae and siphunculi; not attended by ants.

hostplants

Urticaceae, monophgous

Urtica dioica.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Influential Points (2017), Tambs-Lyche H (1968a).

mod 27.x.2017