Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Thripsaphis ballii caespitosae

Thripsaphis ballii caespitosae Ossiannilsson, 1954

on Carex

parasite

Apterae 2-3 mm with an elliptic body and rather short antennae; the colour is dirty yellowish grey; they live on the leaves.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, narrowly (?) monophagous

Carex cespitosa.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1982a).

Last modified 27.x.2017