Paczoskia obtecta Börner, 1950

on Centaurea, Cyanus

parasite

Apterae 3-4 mm, shiny bronze brown, with bright red eyes, black siphunculi and cauda, antennae black except at base of III, and legs yellowish with dark segmental apices. On undersides of lower leaves, and later on upper parts of stems.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Centaurea aspera, scabiosa; Cyanus segetum.

synonyms

Macrosiphoniella obtecta.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Heie (1995a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 31.i.2019