Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Protaphis elongata

Protaphis elongata Nevsky, 1928

on Artemisia, etc.

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, glaucous green with blue-grey pruinose covering, dark head and black markings on thorax. Eyes are red. At the roots, ant-attended.

hostplants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Artemisia campestris.

Also reported from Xanthium strumarium.

synonyms

Ahpis elongata.

references

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

Last modified 18.xi.2017