Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sitobion paludum

Sitobion paludum Müller, 1952

on Vaccinium, primary host plant

parasite

Apterae 2-3 mm, shining green or brownish, with black head.

hostplants

Ericaceae, narrowly monophagous

Vaccinium uliginosum.


on Rhynchospora, secondary host plant

parasite

On the secondary host plants the apterae are somewhat darker.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly monophagous

Rhynchospora alba.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Heie (1994a).

Last modified 2.iv.2018