Greenisca brachypodii (Borchsenius & Danzig, 1966

falsebrome felt scale

on grasses

parasite

Adult female becomes entirely enclosed in a white or yellowish white, loosely felted ovisac; 4.5 mm long; on the leaves.

host plants

Poaceae, oligophagous

Brachypodium pinnatum, sylvaticum; Briza media; Bromopsis erecta; Bromus; Festuca rubra; Hordeum; Lolium; Molinia caerulea; Phalaroides arundinacea; Poa pratensis; Stipa.

synonyms

Eriococcus brachypodii.

references

Łagowska & Golan (2002a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a), Pellizzari & Kozár (2011a), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a).

mod 20.xii.2018