Cinara montanicola (Börner, 1939)

on Pinus

parasite

Apterae 2-4 mm, grey-brown with variably-developed black dorsal markings, sometimes lightly dusted with wax. Preferring undersides of 2- to 3-year old branches including sections without needles, often in sheltered positions near the ground. Colonies may be very dense and are attended by ants.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus mugo, sylvestris, uncinata.

synonyms

Cinaria montanicola.

references

Blackman & Eastop (2018), Börner & Franz (1956a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

mod 29.i.2019