Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cinara kochiana

Cinara kochiana (Börner, 1939)

giant larch aphid

on Larix

Cinara kochiana on Larix decidua

Larix decidua, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Aphids in bark fissures at the base of the stam or at the base of thick branches; sometimes on exposed roots. Usually attended by ants.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Larix decidua, gmelinii, kaempferi, sibirica.


Laricaria kochiana.


Albrecht (2017a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1995a), Hille Ris Lambers (1956a), Influential Points (2017), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 29.i.2019