Adelges (Sacciphantes) viridis (Ratzeburg, 1843)

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: 12

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.3851644

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F8788-FFEB-FFC3-A8E2-FE7214434429

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Adelges (Sacciphantes) viridis (Ratzeburg, 1843)
status

 

Adelges (Sacciphantes) viridis (Ratzeburg, 1843)  

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Diagnosis

Overwintering first instar fundatrix dark green; dorsal sclerites with groups of 2–7 ring-like wax pores; prothoracic pleurospinal sclerites almost square.

Al. gallicola about 2 mm, dark olive to blackish with thin greyish wax dusting and transverse white wax markings; abdomen greenish or olive brown; wax wool production weak. Wax glands on head and prothorax absent or indistinct, without clear facets; rhinaria on ant. III–V oval to circular. Eggs green. Galls solitary, otherwise as in A. abietis   . Holocyclic and dioecious, alternating between Picea   and Larix   .

Recorded primary hosts

Pinaceae   : Picea abies   *, engelmannii   , glauca   *, koraiensis   , omorika   , orientalis   , pungens   , sitchensis   , spp.

Distribution

F.

A11 (A4) Siphunculi present; adults without sclerotised ovipositor. Apterae rarely less than 1.2 mm; antennae at least 4-segmented ..................... Aphididae Latreille, 1802   A12

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Adelgidae

Genus

Adelges