Mindarus abietinus (Koch, 1857)

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: 21-22

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.3851576

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F8788-FFF4-FFDD-AB45-F8E7144242E4

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Mindarus abietinus (Koch, 1857)
status

 

Mindarus abietinus (Koch, 1857)  

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Diagnosis

Aptera 1.7–2.0 mm, pale green, with wax dusting, fine wax wool and thick, irregularly bent wax filaments. Alata pale green with transverse sclerites on abd. dorsum, body and appendages with short,

fine wax wool. Holocyclic, monoecious on Abies   . In colonies between needles on young shoots. Only 3 generations per year. Sexuales dwarfish, in June–July. Not ant-attended.

Recorded hosts

Pinaceae   : Abies alba   , balsamea   , cephalonica   , concolor   , grandis   , homolepis   , lasiocarpa   , nordmanniana   , pindrow   , procera   , sibirica   *; Pseudotsuga menziesii   .

Distribution

D F N S.

B8 (B1) Wax, if present, in the form of dusting, siphunculi present ..............................................B9 B9 (B10) Siphunculi present as pores raised on cones ........................................ Cinara Curtis, 1835  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Mindarus