Myzus hemerocallis Takahashi, 1921

day lily aphid

on Asparagales

Myzus hemeocallis on Hemerocallis spec.

Hemerocallis spec., UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm. Generally deep at the base of the young leaves, but when the plants are standing in the shadow dense colonies may be found in the inflorescence. Attended by ants.

hostplants

Asparagales, narrowly polyphgous

Agapanthus africanus; Hemerocallis; Scilla madeirensis.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Franquinho Aguiar & Albano Ilharco (1997a).

mod 12.xii.2017