Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aphis equiseticola

Aphis equiseticola Ossiannilsson, 1964

on Equisetum

gall

Aptera 1–2 mm, light or dark green without markings. Head, antennae, tarsi and tips of tibiae rather dark. Antennae about half as long as body. Siphunculi shorter than cauda with dark apices. No host plant alternation.

hostplants

Equisetaceae, monophagous

Equisetum pratense, sylvaticum.

references

Albrecht (2015a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1986a).

Last modified 8.xi.2017