Rhizopulvinaria artemisiae (Signoret, 1873)

polyphagous

parasite

Adult females 2-4 mm long, greenish-brown to light brown, hemispheric; at the roots.

host plants

Alyssum; Artemisia campestris; Dianthus pyrenaicus, sylvestris; Euphorbia; Foeniculum vulgare; Gypsophila fastigiata; Helichrysum stoechas; Noaea mucronata; Phagnalon rupestre; Salsola; Santolina; Teucrium.

Preference for plants growing under semi-arid and arid conditions.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Rhizopulvinaria dianthi (Bodenheimer, 1943); Rh. spinifera Borchsenius, 1952.

references

Gavrilov (2009a), Hellrigl (2004a), Köhler (2011a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Şi̇şman & Ülgentürk (2010a).

mod 1.iii.2019