Schizolachnus obscurus Börner, 1940

waxy brown pine needle aphid

on Pinus

Schizolachnus obscurus on Pinus nigra

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

gall

Browish aphids in rows on the needles; not attended by ants.

hostplants

Pinaceae, narrowly monophagous

Pinus nigra & subsp. salzmanii.

Rarely P. mugo, pinaster, pinea, sylvestris.

synonyms

Protolachnus obscurus.

references

Albrecht (2017a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Barbagallo & Massimino Cocuzza (2014a), Barbagallo & Pollini (2014a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Börner & Franz (1956a), Heie (1995a), Hellrigl (2004a), Influential Points (2017), Nieto Nafría, Mier Durante, Binazzi & Pérez Hidalgo (2002a), Pérez Hidalgo, Martínez Peláez & Nieto Nafría (2001a).

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