Cryptaphis poae (Hardy, 1850),

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: 13

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Cryptaphis poae (Hardy, 1850)


Cryptaphis poae (Hardy, 1850) 

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Apterae 1.3–2.0 mm, shiny, greyish, olive, green or yellowish with brownish markings, to brownish black. Body hairs long, stiff, capitate. Siphunculi straight, with apical flange. Monoecious. Feeds on grasses at or below soil level or in moss tufts, and is sometimes found in moss samples.


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