Sipha arenarii Mordvilko, 1921

on Leymus, etc.

Sipha arenarii

from Wieczorek (2010a)

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm, yellowish green to brown, with pale length lines. The live on upperside and underside of the leaves; usually ant-attended.

hostplants

Poaceae, almost monophagous

Leymus arenarius.

Occasionally reported from Elytrigia intermedia, repens

notes

Species of very dry landscapes, like dunes (also inland dunes).

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1982a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a)m Wieczorek (2010a).

mod 3.vii.2019