Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aleurochiton aceris

Aleurochiton aceris (Modeer, 1778)

norway-maple whitefly

on Acer

Aleurochiton aceris puparium

summer puparium (from Šimala & Masten Milek)

Aleurochiton aceris: winter puparium

Acer platanoides, Belgium, prov. Limbourg, Kerkhoven, den Tip, 27.viii.2020 © Carina Van Steenwinkel: winter puparium

Aleurochiton aceris: winter puparium

first stage of the colouring of the winter puparium

Aleurochiton aceris: winter puparium

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Aleurochiton aceris: winter puparium

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Aleurochiton aceris: winter puparium

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Aleurochiton aceris: winter puparium

final stage

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 oval, colourless and translucent. Puparia at the undersides of the leaves.

host plants

Sapindaceae, narrowly monophagous

Acer cappadocicum, platanoides, tataricum.

phenology

Two generations, hibernation as puparium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

references

Bink, Bink-Moenen & Woets (1980a), Gertsson (2020a), Hellrigl (2004a), Huldén (1986a), Jansen (2011a), Jansen & den Hartog (2020a), Jansen & Ivanova (2018a), Klasa (2011a), Klasa & Palaczyk (2008a), Klasa & Wiśniowski (2016a), Kozár & Bink-Moenen (1988a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Lock (2020a), Malumphy (2010a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2009a, 2010b), Martin, Mifsud & Rapisarda (2000a), Šimala & Masten Milek (2013a), Wang, Martin, Xu & Du (2016a).

Last modified 21.x.2020