Capitophorus gynoxanthus Hille Ris Lambers, 1953

on Cirsium

parasite

Apterae 2-3 mm, pale greenish, often with two rather indistinct green longitudinal dorsal stripes. Feeding between young leaves at stem apices and on undersides of radical leaves.

hostplants

Cirsium, monophagous

Cirsium arvense, vulgare.

synonyms

Capitophorus horni gynoxanthus.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Lampel & Meier (2007a).

mod 13.i.2018