Sipha elegans del Guercio, 1905

on Poaceae etc.

Sipha elegans

from Wieczorek (2010a)

parasiet

Apterae 1-2 mm, yellowish brown to brown with pale median stripe. In small colonies on the upperside of the leaves, causing them to roll in upwards and to develop yellow spots.

hostplants

Poaceae (Cyperaceae, Juncaceae), ± oliphagous

Achnatherum calamagrostis; Aegilops biuncialis, crassa, cylindrica, geniculata, kotschyi, tauschii, triuncialis, ventricosa; Agropyron cristatum & subsp. pectinatum; Agrostis stolonifera; Alopecurus pratensis; Ammophila arenaria; Avena sterilis; Brachypodium phoenicoides, retusum; Bromopsis erecta, inermis; Chrysopogon gryllus; Dactylis glomerata; Elymus trachycaulus; Elytrigia intermedia & subsp. trichophora, pungens, repens; Festuca ovina, rubra; Helictochloa pratensis; Hordeum brevisibulatum, bulbosum, jubatum, murinum, vulgare; Leymus chinensis; Lolium perenne; Ochlopoa annua; Panicum; Phalaroides arundinacea; Phleum pratense; Poa trivialis; Polypogon fugax; Puccinellia distans, maritima; Schedonorus arundinaceus, pratensis; Secale cereale; Setaria adhaerens, italica, pumila, viridis; Sorghum drummondii; Trisetum; Triticum aestivum, monococcum subsp. aegilopoides, turgidum subsp. durum + turanicum.

Also Carex distans and Juncus compressus; Elytrigia repens is the main host plant.

synonyms

Sipha kurdjumovi Mordvilko, 1921.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buhr (1964a), Heie (1982a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Petrović (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998c), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Wieczorek (2010a).

mod 27.iii.2018