Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Subacyrthosiphon cryptobium

Subacyrthosiphon cryptobium Hille Ris Lambers, 1947

on Trifolium

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm, pale olive-green with head sometimes faintly reddish. Living on the older parts of the prostrate stems; dropping when disturbed, very difficult to find,

hostplants

Fabaceae, (narrowly?) monophagous

Trifolium repens.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1994a), Tambs-Lyche (1968a).

Last modified 24.xii.2017