Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Eulachnus brevipilosus

Eulachnus brevipilosus Börner, 1940

light green pine needle aphid

on Pinus

Eulachnus brevipilosus on Pinus needle

Pinus, UK © Bob Dransfield & Bob Brightwell, InfluentialPoints


Aphids scattered on the needles, rarely on the twigs, mainly on old trees. Often found together with Schizolachnus species. They resemble E. agilis but differs by the much shorter hairs on the tibia. No host plant alternation, no ant attendance.

host plants

Pinaceae, monophagous

Pinus mugo, nigra, sylvestris, uncinata.

Mainly on P. mugo.


Albrecht (2017a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Heie (1995a), Influential Points (2017), Lampel & Burgener (1966a), Lampel & Meier (2003a), Mier Durante & Nieto Nafría (1981a), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Núñez-Pérez & Tizado (1996a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Tambs-Lyche & Heie (1984a). Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 1.ii.2019