Macrosiphoniella absinthii (Linnaeus, 1758)

absinthe aphid

on Artemisia

Macrosiphoniella absinthii: apterae on Artemisia absinthium

Artemisia absinthium, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 2-3 mm, preferably on the upper parts of the stems.

host plants

Asteraceae, ± monophagous

Artemisia absinthium, arborescens, campestris & subsp. variabilis, scoparia, thuscula, verlotiorum.

A. absinthium is the main host plant; there are moreover some scattered records from Chrysanthemum zawadskii, and two close relatives of Chrysanthemum: Leucanthemum vulgare and Tanacetum praeteritum.

synonyms

Macrosiphoniella fasciata del Guercio, 1913.

references

Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Buhr (1964b), Danielsson (1974a), Heie (1995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Jörgl & Lampel (1988a), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Nieto Nafría, Carnero Hernández & Mier Durante (1977a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Piron (2017a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tomasi (2014a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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