Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cinara pilosa

Cinara pilosa (Zetterstedt, 1839)

on Pinus


Apterae 3–5 mm, yellowish to reddish brown, sometimes with two longitudinal olive-green streaks dorsally. Wax pattern fairly weak but conspicuous. Hairs very long, on dorsum mostly standing in roundish sclerites. Hairs on femora and tibiae originating from small dark spots. Aphids solitary, or an adult with a few larvae, on twigs, buds, petioles of flowers or buds, etc.; sometimes attended by ants.

host plants

Pinaceae, narrowly monophagous

Pinus mugo, nigra, sylvestris.


Albrecht (2917a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Stekolshchikov & Novgorodova (2013a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 1.ii.2019