Elatobium Mordvilko

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: 584

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4728.4.12

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:539D63E3-DA64-480B-AC7C-14805EC0B1A4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A087AA-FF95-B10C-38D6-5662FEBF6C6A

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Elatobium Mordvilko
status

 

Genus Elatobium Mordvilko  

Elatobium abietinum (Walker)  

TAS: Callitris rhomboidea   ( Cupressaceae   )?

Remarks: The host records for Callitris rhomboidea   are included here but are seen as dubious. The species is only known to feed on limited members of the family Pinaceae   , usually Abies   and Picea ( Holman, 2009)   . Collected in 1960, label data for the specimens only gives the common name of Oyster Bay Pine (= Callitris rhomboidea   ). While potentially a host misidentification, it is included here to encourage further research and collections.