Macrosiphum equiseti (Holman, 1961),

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: 33

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Macrosiphum equiseti (Holman, 1961)


Macrosiphum equiseti (Holman, 1961) 

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Aptera 1.6–3 mm, bright green without markings, body with thin whitish wax dusting on venter (adults) or all over (juveniles). Siphunculi length rarely over 1.35 × cauda length. Holocyclic, monoecious. Damp, shady broad-leaved and spruce forests.

Recorded hosts

Equisetum arvense  , E. pratense  , E. sylvaticum  *, E. telmateia  .


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