Decorosiphon corynothrix Börner, 1939,

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: 9

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.3793959

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC8787-A51E-BF2D-FD87-FB8C6163B7F3

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Decorosiphon corynothrix Börner, 1939
status

 

Decorosiphon corynothrix Börner, 1939 

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Diagnosis

Apterae 1.2–1.7 mm, shiny olive, brownish yellow or reddish brown, juveniles green–olive brown, with whitish wax dusting, the rupture lines (which break at moulting) exceptionally distinct, due to denser wax coating. Antennae longer than body. Siphunculi strongly swollen distally, with well-developed apical flange. Hairs on body and appendages very long, with spatulate distal part. Ad. and juv. can be found all the year. Peat bogs, damp places in coniferous forests, also deciduous forests. Often on Polytrichum  interspersed in Sphagnum  tussocks. Monoecious, seems to prefer Polytrichaceae  . Not antattended.

Recorded hosts

Hylocomiaceae  : Rhytidiadelphus squarrosus  ; Polytrichaceae  : Atrichum undulatum  *, Polytrichastrum formosum  , Polytrichum commune  , juniperinum, strictum  *.

Distribution

D F N S.