Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Cinara pinea

Cinara pinea (Mordvilko, 1894)

large pine aphid

on Pinus

Cinara pinea on Pinus sylvestris

Pinus sylvestris, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Feet with at least the knees and hind tarsi fuscous; hairs long and thin. Femur of the front leg swollen. On young shoots and on the base of flowers and cones in groups that in spring can be very large; almost always attended by ants.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus banksiana, mugo, nigra & subsp. salzmannii, pinaster, pinea, ponderosa, sibirica, sylvestris, uncinata.

Records by Wojciechowski ao from Picea abies, orientalis, pungens need further confirmation.


Albrecht (2017a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a),Basky (2015b), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Dransfield & Brightwell (2015a), Heie (1995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Influential Points (2017), Lampel & Burgener (1966a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1981a), Mier Durante, Seco Fernández & Nieto Nafría (1989a), Nieto Nafría & Mier Durante (1981a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Notario, Baragaño & Castresana (1992a), Núñez-Pérez & Tizado (1996a), Osiadacz & Wojciechowski (2008a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Sanchís, Binazzi & Michelena (1996a), Suay Cano & González Funes (1998c), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a), Ülgentürk, Özdemir, Muştu, ao (2019a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 29.ix.2020