Sipha maydis Passerini, 1860

on Poaceae

Sipha maydis

from Wieczorek (2010a)

parasiet

Apterae 1-2 mm, shining dark brown to almost black. They feed at the upperside of the leaf, near the base of the lamina; sometimes on the culm or in the inflorescence; often attended by ants.

hostplants

mainly Poaceae, oligophagous

Aegilops longissima, peregrina, truncialis; Agropyron cristatum & subsp. pectinatum; Agrostis capillaris, gigantea, stolonifera; Alopecurus geniculatus, pratensis; Andropogon; Anisantha madritensis, rigida, rubens, tectorum; Anthoxanthum odoratum; Arrhenatherum album, elatius; Arundo donax; Avena barbata, fatua, sativa, sterilis; Avenella flexuosa; Bothriochloa ischaemum; Brachypodium pinnatum; Briza minor; Bromopsis erecta, inermis; Bromus arvensis, hordeaceus, scoparius; Calamagrostis epigeios, pseudophragmites; Ceratochloa cathartica; Chrysopogon gryllus; Cutandia maritima; Cynodon dactylon; Dactylis glomerata; Digitaria ischaemum, sanguinalis; Echinochloa crus-gali; Eleusine coracana; Elymus dahuricus; Elytrigia intermedia & subsp. trichophora, repens; Eragrostis; Festuca ovina, rubra; Holcus lanatus, mollis; Hordeum bulbosum, murinum, vulgare & subsp. distichon; Imperata cylindrica; Lagurus ovatus; Lamarckia aurea; Leymus condensatus; Lolium multiflorum, perenne, rigidum, temulentum; Molinia caerulea; Ochlopoa annua; Oryza sativa; Pennisetum; Phalaroides arundinacea; Phleum alpinum, pratense; Phragmites australis; Piptatherum miliaceum; Poa alpina, angustifolia, pratensis; Polypogon fugax, monspeliensis, Rostraria cristata; Saccharum officinarum; Schedonorus arundinaceus, pratensis; Secale cereale, sylvestre; Setaria adhaerens, pumila, viridis; Sorghum bicolor, halepense; Stipa capensis; Themeda triandra; Tripidium ravennae; Trisetaria koelerioides, linearis; Trisetum flavescens; Triticum aestivum & subsp. spelta, turgidum subsp. dicoccon + durum + turanicum; Vulpia geniculata, myuros; Zea mays.

Also Carex distans, Juncus acutiflorus, gerardi; Luzula.

synonyms

Rungsia maydis.

references

Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Buhr (1964a), Eklo & Hofsvang (2008a), Franquinho Aguiar, Ilharco, Khadem & Moreira (2013a), González Funes & Michelena Saval (1988a), Heie (1982a), Hellrigl (2004a)m Houard (1908a), Laamari, Coeur d’Acier & Jousselin (2013a), Ludwig (1974a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1981a), Mier Durante, Remaudiére & Nieto Nafría (1988a), Mifsud, Mangion, Azzopardi ao (2011a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1981a, 1998a), Petrović (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Tomasi (2014a), Wieczorek (2010a).

mod 30.vii.2018