Colopha hispanica Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante, 1987

on Scirpoides

parasite

Apterae 1-3 mm, dirty yellowish grey to very pale greyish brown covered with white wax powder. The adult apterae live in the inflorescence, but the larvae develop at the inside of the stems, almost immobile, each one completely covered by a cap of wax.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Scirpoides holoschoenus.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998c).

mod 31.i.2019