Aphis taraxacicola (Börner, 1940)

dandelion aphid

on Taraxacum

Aphis taraxacicola: aptera

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parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm. On root collar and under rosette leaves, tented over with soil by ants, most often in dry, open locations, like lawns and roadsides.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Taraxacum officinale.

synonyms

Toxopterina taraxacicola.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017),Börner & Franz (1956a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (1986a), Müller (1986a), Nieto Nafría, Latteur, Mier Durante ao (1999a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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