Evallocotaphis Zhang & Qiao 1998, Zhang & Qiao, 1998

Victor, Eastop, F. & Blackman, Roger L., 2005, Some new synonyms in Aphididae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha), Zootaxa 1089, pp. 1-36: 11

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Evallocotaphis Zhang & Qiao 1998


Evallocotaphis Zhang & Qiao 1998   = Myzodium Börner 1949  

The genus Evallocotaphis   was erected for one species ( lutescens   ) described from Carissa spinarum   in Fujian. Province, China, and subsequently collected from a species of Compositae (G. Qiao, personal communication). This aphid has all the characteristics of mossfeeding aphids of the genus Myzodium   , and its true host is more likely to be a moss.