Macrosiphoniella hillerislambersi Ossiannilsson, 1954

on Helichrysum

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm, reddish, a large black dorsal abdominal spot, and dark appendages including siphunculi and cauda; colonising parts near or just below ground level. Attended by ants

hostplants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Helichrysum arenarium.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Heie (1995a).

mod 3.i.2018