Aphis armata Hausmann, 1802

foxglove aphid

on Digitalis

Aphis armata: aptera on Digitalis purpurea

Digitalis purpurea, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 2-3 mm, black, resembling A. fabae; in the inflorescence, vigorously attended by ants.

host plants

Plantaginaceae, monophagous

Digitalis grandiflora, lanata, lutea & subsp. australis, purpurea.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (196b), Dransfield & Brightwell (2015a), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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