Aleurochiton aceris (Modeer, 1778)

norway-maple whitefly

on Acer

Aleurochiton aceris: puparium on Acer platanoides

Acer platanoides, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Opglabbeek, Vallei van de Bosbeek, 5.ix.2018 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: winter puparium.

parasite

The winter puparium, originally golden but soon dark, but almost completely covered with a thick layer of wax powder. The summer puparium is colourless and translucent. Puparia at the undersides of the leaves.

host plants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer platanoides, tataricum.

phenology

Two generations, hibernation as puparium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Hellrigl (2004a), Jansen (2011a), Klasa & Palaczyk (2008a), Klasa & Wiśniowski (2016a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Malumphy (2010a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2009a), Martin, Mifsud & Rapisarda (2000a), Šimala & Masten Milek (2013a), Wang, Martin, Xu & Du (2016a).

mod 12.ii.2019