Cinara balachowskyi Remaudière, 1974

on Pinus

parasite

Apterae 3-5 mm, rather elongate oval with narrow head and thorax, chocolate brown with uniformly dark legs and a light dusting of white wax powder on the ventral abdomen. In compact colonies in bark crevices on the trunk and main branches.

hostplants

Pinaceae, narrowly monophagous

Pinus halepensis.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Meliá Masiá (1978a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a).

mod 25.ii.2018