Saltusaphis scirpus (Theobald, 1915)

on Juncaceae, Cyperaceae

parasite

Apterae elongated, 2-3 mm; greyish yellow to greenish yellow with a pair of broad indistinct length lines; dorsally a bit of greyish white wax dusting.

hostplants

Juncaceae, Cyperaceae, narrowly polyphagous

Carex divisa, hirta, lasiocarpa, nigra; Cyperus esculentus; Juncus inflexus; Scirpus.

synonyms

Saltusaphis lasiocarpae (Ossiannilsson, 1953).

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1982a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Pita & Ilharco (2004a).

mod 19.i.2018