Mindarus obliquus (Cholodkovsky, 1896)

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: 14

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.3851503

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F8788-FFED-FFC5-AB34-FD55144245E3

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Mindarus obliquus (Cholodkovsky, 1896)
status

 

Mindarus obliquus (Cholodkovsky, 1896)  

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Diagnosis

Aptera 1.0– 1.9 mm, pale yellowish green, with wax dusting, fine wax wool and thick, irregularly bent wax filaments yellowish green, very similar to M. abietis   on Abies   .

Three generations per year: fundatrix, al. and apterous progeny of the fundatrix and dwarfish sexuales. Holocyclic, monoecious on Picea   . Colonies between needles of young shoots, not causing deformation. Sometimes attended by ants.

Recorded hosts

Pinaceae   Picea engelmannii   , glauca   *, mariana   , omorika   , sitchensis   , spp. (but not abies   ).

Recorded attendant ants

Formicinae   : Lasius niger   *.

Distribution

D F N S.

A14 (A12 A13) Siphunculi present as large pores elevated on obtuse cones ........ Cinara Curtis, 1835  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Mindarus