Trioza sahlbergi Sulc, 1913

on Atriplex

gall

upper leaves rolled inwards and curved; possibly only facultatively, at high densities of the larvae. Adult females are uniformly greenish, but the males have intensely black head and thorax (contrary to T.concii on the same host plant).

hostplants

Amaranthaceae, narrowly monophagous

Atriplex halimus.

synonyms

Heterotrioza sahlbergi.

references

Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1996a), Conci & Tamanini (1988b), Psyl’list (2018), Rapisarda (1989a).

mod 12.iv.2018