Macrosiphoniella pulvera (Walker, 1848)

powdered sea wormwood aphid

on Artemisia

Macrosiphoniella pulvera: aptera on Artemisia maritima

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

parasite

Apterae 2-3 mm, greyish green or greyish white, heavily wax-powdered. On undersides of leaves, perfectly camouflaged.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia caerulescens, maritima.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a) , Blackman & Eastop (2018), Heie (1995a), Wojciechowski, Depa, HalgoŇ° ao (2016a).

mod 27.i.2019