Myzus (Nectarosiphum) polaris Hille Ris Lambers, 1952, Hille Ris Lambers, 1952

Stekolshchikov, Andrey V. & Khruleva, Olga A., 2014, A contribution to the aphid fauna (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of Wrangel Island, Zootaxa 3887 (3), pp. 298-320: 313

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3887.3.2

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scientific name

Myzus (Nectarosiphum) polaris Hille Ris Lambers, 1952
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Myzus (Nectarosiphum) polaris Hille Ris Lambers, 1952  

Material. 1 al., No. 10163, the middle course of the Mamontovaya River, a zoogenic mesophytic meadow around an old polar fox burrow, 6.viii. 2006, sweeping; 2 ovip., No. 10164, Somnitel’naya Bay, patchy lichen-grass-moss tundra on Southern Plain, 13.vii – 14.viii. 2006, pitfall traps.

Comments. The apterous and alate viviparous females, oviparous females and males of this species were described on Cerastium alpinum   L. from Greenland. Later, it was found in northeastern Canada—Quebec (Payne Bay) and Nunavut (Baffin Island) ( Richards, 1963). The host plant of Myzus polaris   in Canada is unknown. Seven species and subspecies of the genus Cerastium   were recorded on Wrangel Island; the most common among them is Сerastium beeringianum bialynickii (Tolm.) Tolm ( Yurtsev et al., 2010).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Aphidomorpha

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Myzus