Allaphis ossiannilssoni (Hille Ris Lambers, 1952)

on Carex

parasite

Apterae ± 2 mm with a long-oval body and short antennae. The colour is greyish yellow to brown with darkened sides and a conspicuous dark grey segment eight. Especially laterally and posteriorly much bluish wax is produced.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex appropinquata, elata, lasiocarpa, nigra.

synonyms

Thripsaphis ossiannilssoni.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1982a), Osiadacz & Hałaj (2012a).

mod 3.xi.2017