Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Prociphilus pini

Prociphilus pini (Burmeister, 1835)

on Crataegus, primary host plant


leaves are curled and yellowed. The aphids are winged 2-3 mm, greyish green, with much woolly wax; no siphunculi.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophaag

Crataegus laevigata, monogyna, rhipidophylla, sanguinea.

on Pinus, Pseudotsuga, Tsuga, secondary host plant


Up to 2 mm large pale pinkish apterae in masses white wax-wool on the fine roots.

host plants

Pinaceae, oligophagous

Pinus contorta, sylvestris; Pseudotsuga menzesii; Tsuga canadensis.


Stagona crataegi (Tullgren, 1909).


Albrecht (2015a, 2017a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Buhr (1964b), Heie (1980a), Krzywiec (1982a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 15.i.2019