Cinara (Cupressobium) tujafilina (Del Guercio, 1909)

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: 43

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.3851616

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F8788-FFCA-FFE2-A8C1-FE7F14424496

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Cinara (Cupressobium) tujafilina (Del Guercio, 1909)
status

 

Cinara (Cupressobium) tujafilina (Del Guercio, 1909)  

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Diagnosis

Apterae 1.5–3.2 mm, reddish-brown with a whitish dorsal wax coating, leaving two longitudinal stripes and parts of the area around siphunculi bare and shining. Mostly anholocyclic ( Blackman & Eastop 1994) on various Cupressaceae   . Tibiae dark only at apices. On foliated and bare branches, wounds, roots. Attended by ants.

Recorded hosts

Cupressaceae   : Chamaecyparis lawsoniana   ; Cupressus   sp.; Juniperus   , chinensis   , communis   , procumbens   , virginiana   , spp.; Thuja occidentalis   ; Thujopsis dolabrata   .

Recorded attendant ants

Formicinae   : Lasius niger   .

Distribution

Almost cosmopolitan. Not yet recorded from North Europe.

F5 (F2 F6) Siphunculi conical, 1.5–2 times as long as wide............ Brachycaudus van der Goot, 1913  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Cinara