Macrosiphum tinctum (Walker, 1849)

green willowherb aphid

on Chamerion, Epilobium

Macrosiphum tinctum: aptera on Epilobium montanum

Epilobium montanum, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 2-4 mm, feeding in small numbers on stems, flower-buds and fruits.

host plants

Onagraceae, oligophagous

Chamerion angustifolium; Epilobium hirsutum, lanceolatum, montanum, palustre, parvifolium.

Mainly on E. montanum.

synonyms

Macrosiphum epilobiellum Theobald & Walton 1923.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Piron (2017a), Wojciechowski, Depa, HalgoŇ° ao (2016a).

mod 27.i.2019