Cinara piceae (Panzer, 1800)

greater black spruce bark aphid

on Picea

Cinara piceae on Picea abies

Picea abies, UK UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints

gall

Aphids in dense colonies at the underside of thick branches, often high in the crown. Upon disturbance they move restlessly around; easily let themselves drop. Sometimes attended by ants.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies, glauca, omorika, orientalis, pungens, schrenkiana subsp. tianschanica, sitchensis.

synonyms

Cinaropsis piceae.

references

Albrecht (2017a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Durak, Durak & Borowiak-Sobkowiak (2011a), Heie (1995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

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