Aphis newtoni Theobald, 1927

iris aphid

on Iris

Aphis newtoni: aptera and immature

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Aphis newtoni: colony on Iris spec.

Iris spec., Hungary, Budapest, 15.v.2018 © László Érsek

Aphis newtoni: colony on Iris spec.

colony

Aphis newtoni: apterae

detail

Aphis newtoni: apterae and larvae

apterae and larvae

Aphis newtoni: aptera

young alate, already with wing pads

Aphis newtoni: alatae

alatae

parasite

Apterae 2-3 mm, dark green to brown or black, with black siphunculi. In dense, ant-visited colonies, initially at the base of the leaves, later on the peduncle and in the inflorescence.

host plants

Iridiaceae, monophagous

Iiris foetidissima, x germanica, graminea, lutescens, pseudacorus, pumila, sanguinea, sibirica, tubergeniana.

Found by Weis on Gladiolus x gandavensis.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1986a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Petrović (1998a), Soika & Łabanowski (0000a), Stekolshchikov, Buga & Leshchinskaya (2008a), Weis (1955a), Wilkaniec & Piekarska-Boniecka (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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