Macrosiphum dryopteridis (Holman, 1959),

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: 43

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.3793987

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC8787-A53C-BF0F-FDE9-FEA46100B2F8

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Macrosiphum dryopteridis (Holman, 1959)
status

 

Macrosiphum dryopteridis (Holman, 1959) 

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Diagnosis

Aptera 2.5–4.2 mm, yellowish green (rarely bright green). Eyes black. Abd. dorsum sclerotised (but neither darkened nor distinctly glossy), segmental borders obliterated. Siphunculi slightly swollen distally. Ant. segment 3 with 0–10 rhinaria. RIV+V less than 0.14 mm. Holocyclic, monoecious. Shady places, parks, gardens, mixed and deciduous forests. Not ant-attended.

Recorded hosts

Athyriaceae  : Athyrium distentifolium  , A. filix-femina  *; Cystopteridaceae  : Gymnocarpium dryopteris  , G. robertianum  ; Dennstaedtiaceae  : Pteridium aquilinum  ; Dryopteridaceae  : Dryopterix carthusiana  *, D. cristata  *, D. dilatata  , D. filix-mas  ; Polypodiaceae  : Polypodium vulgare  ; Thelypteridaceae  : Phegopteris connectilis  , Thelypteris palustris  .

Distribution

F N S.