Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae (Linnaeus, 1761),

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: 40-41

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.3793963

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC8787-A531-BF0D-FDF8-FC8D6164B367

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae (Linnaeus, 1761)
status

 

Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae (Linnaeus, 1761) 

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Diagnosis

Aptera 1.5–2.5 mm, brown to olive, dusted with greyish wax, particularly on venter and margins, including legs and antennae. Siph. swollen, with a distinct constriction before the apical flange. Holocyclic, dioecious, alternating between Prunus  and many unrelated, mostly aquatic or semiaquatic plants. Not ant-attended.

Recorded Pteridophyta hosts

Marsileaceae  : Marsilea quadrifolia  , M. strigosa  ; Salviniaceae  : Azolla caroliniana  , A. filiculoides  , Salvinia auriculatia  , S. natans  .

Distribution

D F N S.