Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Macrosiphum knautiae

Macrosiphum knautiae Holman, 1972

on Knautia

parasite

Apterae 2-4 mm, yellowish green to grass-green, more rarely pinkish red, with dark head and thorax and black siphunculi. On undersides of leaves and shoot apices.

host plants

Caprifoliaceae, monophagous

Knautia arvensis, dipsacifolia, drymeia, kitaibelii.

Rarely Dipsacus fullonum.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Papapanagiotou, Nathanailidou, Taylor ao (2012a) , Rakauskas & Trukšinaitė (2011a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 27.i.2019