Hormaphis betulae (Mordvilko, 1901),

Albrecht, Anders Christian, 2015, Identification guide to Nordic aphids associated with mosses, horsetails and ferns (Bryophyta, Equisetophyta, Polypodiophyta) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Aphidoidea), European Journal of Taxonomy 145, pp. 1-55: 19-20

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2015.145

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F6A3EA6C-9080-4DC7-9EF9-4C4DBEB4086F

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3793921

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC8787-A504-BF36-FD8C-FD8060D8B0B5

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Hormaphis betulae (Mordvilko, 1901)
status

 

Hormaphis betulae (Mordvilko, 1901) 

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Diagnosis

Apterae 1–2 mm, pale yellow, circular, flat; older juveniles and adults on secondary host with marginal wax rim. Dioecious. Alternates between witch-hazel Hamamelis  ( Hamamelidaceae  ) and birch Betula 

( Betulaceae  ). Anholocyclic in Northern Europe, living on birch. Overwintering in the moss layer of mixed coniferous forests and bogs, and during the cold season seen in moss samples.

Distribution

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