Schizaphis rotundiventris (Signoret, 1860)

on Cyperus

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, dark green to almost black; on the leaves.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Cyperus esculentus, longus, rotundus.

distribution within Europe

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notes

In the Middle East the species has a primary generation on Pyrus communis; the southern Europe the species lives continuously on the secondary host plant.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, García Prieto & Pérez Hidalgo (2005a), Pita & Ilharco (1997a) Suay Cano & González Funes (1998a) .

mod 6.iii.2018