Rhopalosiphum padi (Linnaeus, 1758),

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: 31

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.3793925

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC8787-A508-BF3B-FD8D-FE7761AEB2E6

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Rhopalosiphum padi (Linnaeus, 1758)
status

 

Rhopalosiphum padi (Linnaeus, 1758) 

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Diagnosis

Aptera 1–2.4 mm, olive mottled with darker green. Siphuncular area and often also tip of abdomen rust-red. Juveniles paler, matt, with thin wax dusting. Siphunculus almost straight, longer than cauda, with subapical constriction and apical flange. Dioecious, alternating between Prunus  and graminoids ( Poaceae  , Cyperaceae  , Juncaceae  ), rarely on other hosts, exceptionally on Equisetum  . Recorded from E. sylvaticum  .

Distribution

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