Hysteroneura setariae (Thomas, 1878)

rusty plum aphid

on Prunus, primary host plant

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, rusty brown with contrastingly pale sections of the antennae and tibiae, black siphunculi and a notably pale cauda.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Prunus domestica, persica.


on grasses, etc.

parasite

Apterae mainly at the base of the ears.

hostplants

Poaceae, to a lesser degree Cyperaceae, in the the tropics also palms; in Spain recorded from

Agrostis; Cyperus rotundus; Digitaria sanguinalis.

notes

North American species, currently occurring in tropical and subtropical regions of the entire world.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a).

mod 30.i.2018