Macrosiphum lapponicum Shaposhnikov, 1964

on Athyrium

parasite

Apterae ± 4 mm, green, yellow or red.

hostplants

Woodsiaceae, monophagous

Athyrium distentifolium.

distribution within Europe

Northern Russia, Kola Peninsula.

notes

All Macrosiphum species on ferns form a monophyletic group, except M. lapponicum. It therefore is doubtful whether this species really is living on ferns.

references

Albrecht (2017a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Jensen & Holman (2000a).

mod 24.iii.2018