Macrosiphum equiseti (Holman, 1961)

on Equisetum

gall

Apterae 2–3 mm, bright green without markings, body with thin whitish wax dusting on venter (adults) or all over (juveniles). Siphunculi length rarely over 1.4 × cauda length. Antennae longer than the body. No host plant alternation. Aphids in small colonies at the underside of the branches.

host plants

Equisetaceae, monophagous

Equisetum arvense, pratense, sylvaticum, telmateia.

synonyms

Sitobion equiseti.

references

Albrecht (2015a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Heie (1994a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 27.i.2019