Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Subsaltusaphis ornata

Subsaltusaphis ornata (Theobald, 1927)

on Carex


Apterae are ± 3, oval, flattened, brownish yellow with a pair of striking dark length lines enclosing a pale median line.

host plants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex acutiformis, flacca, filiformis, riparia, vulpina.

A reference to Scirpus sylvaticus is based on a stray specimen


Saltusaphis ornata.


Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1982a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1997a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1998a), Stroyan (1977a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 5.x.2019