Meringosiphon Carver

Brumley, Cameron, 2020, A checklist and host catalogue of the aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) held in the Australian National Insect Collection, Zootaxa 4728 (4), pp. 575-600: 594

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Meringosiphon Carver


Genus Meringosiphon Carver  

Meringosiphon paradisicum Carver  

WA: Gastrolobium dilatatum   ( Fabaceae   )*

Remarks: The series of slides of Meringosiphon paradisicum   on host plant Gastrolobium dilatatum   are the only known host records for this native aphid species. The original type specimens are recorded as “host unknown”, and no collection records are available in other Australian institutions.