Protaphis terricola Rondani, 1847

thistle-rosette aphid

on Asteraceae

Protaphis terricola: apterae on Cirsium arvense

Cirsium arvense, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm, dark green, with pruinose covering; On roots and ground rosettes of young plants, later on stems and inflorescences.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Anacyclus clavatus, valentinus; Andryala ragusina; Anthemis arvensis; Calendula arvensis, officinalis; Carduus litigiosus, nutans; Carlina corymbosa, vulgaris; Carthamus lanatus; Centaurea aristata, aspera, calcitrapa, melitensis, seridis; Cichorium intybus; Cirsium vulgare; Cyanus segetum; Cynara scolymus; Jacobaea vulgaris; Lactuca sativa; Leontodon saxatilis; Mantisalca salmantica; Matricaria chamomilla; Onopordum acanthium; Pallenis maritima, spinosa; Picris hieracioides; Reichardia picroides; Scolymus hispanicus; Senecio sylvaticus; Sonchus oleraceus, tenerrimus; Tragopogon dubius, pratensis.

synonyms

Aphis terricola; Aphis hartigi (Hille Ris Lambers, 1931); Protaphis ignatii (Gómez-Menor, 1950).

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1909a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 24.i.2019