Uroleucon aeneum (Hille Ris Lambers, 1939)

dark-tailed thistle aphid

on thistles

parasite

Apterae 3-4 mm, shiny metallic bronze-black. On upper parts of stems, often forming very large colonies.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Carduus acanthoides, crispus, defloratus & subsp. glaucus + medius + rhaeticus, nigrescens subsp. assoi, nutans & subp. leiophyllus, personata, pycnocephalus; Carthamus lanatus; Cirsium arvense, eriophorum, oleraceum, rivulare; Galactites; Onopordum illyricum; Silybum.

synonyms

Dactynotus, Uroleucon, jaceae aeneus/aeneum.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (1995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Influential Points, Laamari, Coeur d’Acier & Jousselin (2013a), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Meliá Masiá (1986a), Müller & Horatschek (1980a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Petrović (1998a), Stekolshchikov, Leshchinskaya, Buga & Voronova (2010a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Weis (1955a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 29.i.2019