Iziphya bufo (Börner, 1940)

on Carex (etc.?)

parasite

Apterae 1-2 mm, lemon-shaped, basic colour (greenish) yellow,
with a broad black V-shaped spot on the metathorax and a similar inverted V connecting the siphunculi. Also the head us large black.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, ± monophagous

Carex arenaria, canescens, caryophyllea, colchica, nigra.

Incorrect or exceptional records concern Cyperus rotundus; Cynodon dactylon; Festuca valesiaca subsp. parviflora; Juncus compressus.

synonyms

Iziphya austriaca Börner, 1950.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a) Heie (1983a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Osiadacz & Hałaj (2012a), Stroyan (1977a).

mod 19.i.2018