Myzus cymbalariae Stroyan, 1954

cymbalaria aphid

broadly polyphagous

Myzus cymbalariae: aptera on Cerastium tomentosum

Cerastium tomentosum, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, dull yellowish green or yellowish brown, to dark brown or crimson red (more pigmented in cold conditions). Species not well known, as polyphagous as Myzus ascalonicus

hostplants

herbs

Achillea ageratifolia subsp. serbica; Allium; Arabis alpina; Cerastium glomeratum, tomentosum; Cymbalaria muralis; Lactuca sativa; Polypodium vulgare; Sagina procumbens; Solanum tuberosum; Stellaria holostea, media; Taraxacum officinale; Tripleurospermum maritimum; Tulipa; Viola.

synonyms

Myzus cymbalariellus Stroyan, 1957.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Nieto Nafría (1976a), Petrović (1998a).

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