Plocamaphis flocculosa (Weed, 1891)

on Salix

Plocamaphis flocculosa on Salix spec.

Salix spec., Spain © Manuel Sanmartín, from Pérez Hidalgo ao.

parasite

Apterae 3-5 mm, grey, densely powdered with wax; antennae and leg darker, siphunculi orange. Om the stem and branches.

hostplants

Salixaceae, monophagous

Salix alba, aurita, caprea, cinerea, daphnoides subsp. acutifolia, x fragilis, myrsinifolia, repens, triandra, viminalis.

synonyms

Plocamaphis flocculosa brachysiphon Ossiannilsson, 1959; Plocamaphis flocculosa goernitzi Börner, 1940.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1985a), Kanturski, Wyglenda & Masłowski (2016a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Sanmartín & Nieto Nafría (2016a).

mod 3.i.2018