Thripsaphis breviconis Ossiannilsson, 1953

on Carex

parasite

The ± 3 mm large apterae are torpedo shaped with short legs and very short antennae; the colour probably is yellowish with brown markings. The live in the leaf sheath, often under water.

hostplants

Cyperaceae, monophagous

Carex elata, lasiocarpa.

references

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

mod 27.x.2017