Brachycaudus tragopogonis (Kaltenbach, 1843)

goatsbeard aphid

on Scorzonera, Tragopogon

Brachycaudus tragopogonis: aptera on Tragopogon porrifolus

Tragopogon porrifolus, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

aphids on the above-ground parts. They are 1-2 mm long, shining grey-brown to dark brown.

host plants

Asteraceae, monophagous

Scorzonera angustifolia, hispanica; Tragopogon crocifolius, dubius, porrifolius, pratensis & subsp. orientalis.

Citations of Prunus probably refer to B. prunicola.

synonyms

Aphis, Appelia, Brachycaudus, prunicola tragopogonis.

notes

In the south-eastern part of the distributional area the subspecies Brachycaudus t. setosus Hille Ris Lamber, 1948 has been described, listed from Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. longirostris, pratensis subsp. orientalis.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Basky (2015a), Blackman & Eastop (2014), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1965a), Cocuzza, Cavalieri, Jousselin ao (2007a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Heie (1992a), Houard (1909a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Müller (1986a)m Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Stekolshchikov, Buga & Leshchinskaya (2008a), Stekolshchikov, Gavrilyuk & Novgorodova (2008a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Weis (1955), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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