Schizolachnus pineti (Fabricius, 1781)

Albrecht, Anders Christian, 2017, Illustrated identification guide to the Nordic aphids feeding on Conifers (Pinophyta) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Sternorhyncha, Aphidomorpha), European Journal of Taxonomy 338, pp. 1-160: 33

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Schizolachnus pineti (Fabricius, 1781)


Schizolachnus pineti (Fabricius, 1781)  

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Apterae 1.2–1.5 mm, grey, grey-brown or brown, covered with greyish wax. The ultimate part of rostrum, the so-called segment V, as long as its basal width. Hind tibia pale or dark, very densely hairy. Holocyclic, monoecious on many Pinus   species, preferably sylvestris   and mugo   , forming dense rows along upper sides of last year’s needles, on young as well as old trees. Not ant-attended.

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Pinaceae   : Pinus cembra   , contorta   , nigra   , pinaster   , pinea   , banksiana   *, mugo   *, sylvestris   *, spp.


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