Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Plant-lice (Homoptera, Aphidina) of the Insubrian region of the Ticino having a Submediterranean, Mediterranean, East-European, Asiatic or American origin.

Abstract

Sixteen aphid species of Submediterranean, Mediterranean, East-European, Asiatic or American origin are described. Of these, 4 are new for Switzerland: Neochromaphis ostryae [Pterocallis ostryae], Takecallis arundinariae, T. taiwanus and Megoura lespedezae. The latter (of East-Asiatic origin) is also new for Europe. The North-American species Myzocallis walshii and the West-Asiatic species Tinocallis nevskyi were found for the second time in Switzerland, both species were introduced to Europe only recently, as well as the species Cinara cedri and C. tujafilina.