Cryptomyzus ballotae Hille Ris Lambers, 1953

hairy horehound aphid

on Ballota, etc.

Cryptomyzus ballotae: aptera on Ballota nigra

Ballota nigra, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm, pale green; body with short, capitate setae.

host plants

Lamiaceae, oligophagous

Ballota nigra; Lamium album, amplexicaule, purpureum; Leonurus; Marrubium vulgare; Melittis melissophyllum.

Mainly on Ballota.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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