Protaphis picridicola (Holman, 1966)

on Hypochaeris, etc.

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, bluish grey, bluish green, pale green or dark grey-green, with black dorsal markings and powdered with bluish grey wax; at the root collar and ground leaves; ant-attended.

host plants

Asteraceaem Hypochaeridinae, narrowly oligophagous

Hypochaeris achyrophorus, glabra, radicata; Leontodon hispidus; Picris hieracioides.

synonyms

Aphis picridicola; Aphis striata Hille Ris Lambers, 1967.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), García Prieto, Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (2004a), Heie (1986a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 24.i.2019