Uroleucon jaceae (Linnaeus, 1758)

large knapweed aphid

on Centaurea, Cyanus

Uroleucon jaceae: aptera on Centaurea nigra

Centaurea nigra, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

parasite

Apterae 3-5 mm, dark reddish brown or blackish brown, often shiny. On upper parts of stems, under the flower heads.

host plants

Asteraceae, narrowly oligophagous

Centaurea ambigua, aspera, deusta, jacea & subsp. gaudinii, melitensis, nigra, nigrescens, paniculata, phrygia & subsp. pseudophrygia + stenolepis, scabiosa & subsp. grinensis, sphaerocephala, stoebe; Cyanus segetum.

Probably exceptional observations: Atractylis humilis; Carduus personata; Carlina corymbosa; Carthamus arborescens, lanatus; Cirsium vulgare; Cynara scolymus.

synonyms

Dactynotus, Macrosiphum, Uroleucon, jaceae jaceae; Dactynotus, Uroleucon, jaceae henrichi Börner, 1950; U. jaceae subsp. reticulatum (Hille Ris Lambers, 1939).

references

Aguirre-Segura, Pascual & Cueto (1993a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buga & Stekolshchikov (2012a), Danielsson (1974a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988b), Heie (19995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1909a), Lampel (1988a), Lampel & Meier (2007a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1983a), Mier Durante, Remaudière & Nieto Nafría (1988a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1982a), Nieto Nafría, Muñoz Martínez & Mier Durante (1987a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Petrović (1998a), Seco & Mier (1986a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tambs-Lyche (1968a), Weis (1955a), Wilkaniec & Piekarska-Boniecka (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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