Aphis crepidis (Börner, 1940)

hawk’s-beard root aphid

on Crepis, Helminthotheca

Aphis crepidis: aptera on Crepis capillaris

Crepis capillaris, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, not wax-powedered; they live at the root collar in association with ants.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Crepis biennis, bursifolia, capillaris, conyzifolia, tectorum, vesicaria & subsp. taraxacifolia; Helminthotheca echioides.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 20.i.2019