Uroleucon mierae Tizado & Nieto Nafría, 1994

on Asteraceae

parasite

Apterae 3-4 mm, dark, shiny, reddish brown with black antennae and siphunculi, and legs also mainly black. Colonies on the flower stalks, just below the flower heads.

host plants

Asteraceae, oligophagous

Andryala arenaria, glandulosa subsp. cheiranthifolia, integrifolia, pinnatifida, ragusina; Cichorium endivia, intybus; Erigeron floribundus; Hispidella hispanica; Hypochaeris glabra; Leontodon saxatilis subsp. rothii; Rhagadiolus stellatus; Sonchus fruticosus, oleraceus.

notes

Closely related with U. picridis, but more a Mediterranean species.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Franquinho Aguiar & Ilharco (2001a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998b), Tizado & Nieto Nafría (1994a).

mod 31.i.2019