Cinara (Cinara) confinis Koch, 1856

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: 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.3851532

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F8788-FFF5-FFDD-AB28-FC6610134668

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Cinara (Cinara) confinis Koch, 1856
status

 

Cinara (Cinara) confinis Koch, 1856  

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Diagnosis

Siphunculi short and raised on cones. Aptera 3.8 – 7.5 mm, dark brown to brownish black with a bronzy sheen, legs predominantly black. Venter and segment borders thinly wax-dusted. Siphunculi short, raised on cones. Holocyclic and monoecious on Abies   . Forming colonies, often dense, on young parts of trunks and underside of branches. Sometimes ant-attended.

Recorded hosts

Pinaceae   : Abies alba   , balsamea   , cephalonica   , concolor   , grandis   , holophylla   *, lasiocarpa   , nordmanniana   , pindrow   , procera   , sibirica   *, spp.

Recorded attendant ants

Formicinae   : Formica rufa   *.

Distribution

D F N S.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Cinara