Microsiphum jazykovi wahlgreni Hille Ris Lambers, 1947

on Artemisia

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm, pear-shaped, shiny brown on head and thorax with abdomen deep green-black, and antennae and legs mainly dark brown-black; siphunculi very short. In dense colonies in the inflorescences, attended by ants.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly monophagous

Artemisia absinthium.

notes

The typical subspecies, Microsiphum jazykovi jazykovi Nevsky, 1928, does not occur in Europe.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Heie (1995a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 27.i.2019