Cinara (Cinara) piniphila (Ratzeburg, 1844)

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: 38

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.338

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:86786AB1-4A1A-4A1E-B42B-53B73D66ED60

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3851457

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F8788-FFC5-FFED-AB1B-FEF811E443D0

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Cinara (Cinara) piniphila (Ratzeburg, 1844)
status

 

Cinara (Cinara) piniphila (Ratzeburg, 1844)  

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Diagnosis

Aptera 2.5–4 mm. Similar to C. pinea   but hairs much shorter, particularly on abdominal dorsum (not longer than 0.1 mm), those on femora and tibiae oblique, about half as long as width of tibia. Dorsal hair-bearing sclerites fewer than in C. pinea   . Holocyclic, monoecious on Pinus   . In Finland found on young pines in costal dunes, attended by Formica cinerea   . Feeding among needles on young shoots and 1–2 year-old twigs.

Recorded hosts

Pinaceae   : Pinus sylvestris   *.

Recorded attendant ants

Formicinae   : Formica cinerea   *.

Distribution

F.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Cinara