Prociphilus bumeliae (Schrank, 1801),

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: 29

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.3793929

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC8787-A50A-BF39-FD8B-FD906100B203

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Prociphilus bumeliae (Schrank, 1801)
status

 

Prociphilus bumeliae (Schrank, 1801) 

Diagnosis

Diagnosis based on Heie (2004). Apterae about 2.9 mm, wax-covered. Two pairs of wax gland plates on head. Posterior plates on head better developed than anterior ones. A narrow pale subapical zone on RIV+V distinct. Dioecious, alternating between ash Fraxinus excelsior  (sometimes other Oleaceae  ) and fir Abies ( Pinaceae  ), where it feeds in wax-covered colonies on the roots.

Distribution

D F S.