Coloradoa rufomaculata (Wilson, 1908)

on Asteraceae

Coloradoa rufomaculata

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parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, pale green, often with yellow spots at siphuncular bases

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Chrysanthemum indicum; Dendranthema; Glebionis coronaria.

Sometimes also on quite different composite genera, Ambrosia; Artemisia; Sigesbeckia, Tanacetum

notes

Hibernates as vivipara; in more northern regions only in greenhouses.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1992a), Miller & Stoetzel (1997a), Tambs-Lyche (1970a).

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