Aphis lichtensteini Leclant & Remaudière, 1972

on Cistus, Halimium

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, shining pale yellow to green, with dark apices to antennae and legs, and black siphunculi and cauda. In small colonies on leaves and along the flower stalks, causing some deformation in the form of spiral rolling of the leaves. Little and variably ant-attended.

hostplants

Cistaceae, oligophagous

Cistus ladanifer, monspeliensis, populifolius, salviifolius; Halimium alyssoides, umbellatum.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a).

mod 2.iv.2018