Carulaspis juniperi (Bouché, 1851)

juniper scale

on Juniperus etc.

Carulaspis juniperi on Juniperus communis

Juniperus communis, Hungary, Budapest, 26.v.2015 © László Érsek

Carulaspis juniperi on Juniperus communis

21.viii.2015; female scale

Carulaspis juniperi on Juniperus communis

detail

Carulaspis juniperi on Juniperus communis

female larvae

Carulaspis juniperi on Thuja spec.

Thuja spec., Hongarije, Mosonmagyaróvár, 21.viii.2015 © László Érsek

Carulaspis juniperi on Thuja spec.

3.vii.2017; female larvae

Carulaspis juniperi on Thuja spec.

male test

parasite

One generation; hibernation as fertilised female on the needles.

host plants

Cupressaceae, Taxaceae, constrained polyphagous

Cedrus atlantica, libani; Chamaecyparis; Cupressus arizonica, sempervirens; Juniperus chinensis, communis, excelsa, oxycedrus & subsp. macrocarpa, poblana, sabina, virginiana; Platycladus orientalis; Sequoia; Sequoiadendron giganteum; Taxodium distichum; Taxus baccata; Tetraclinis articulata; Thuja occidentalis, plicata.

Also found on Pyrus communis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

notes

Often confused with Carulaspis visci, that however is confined to mistletoe.

references

Akkuzu, Arslangündoğdu & Selmi (2006a), Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Bugila (2006a), Fetykó (2014a), Gertsson (2016a), Goidanich (1961a), Graora, Spasić & Čkrkić (2010a) Hellrigl (2004a), Jansen (1999b), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a), Podsiadło (2006a), ScaleNet (2018), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a), Seljak (2010a), Soria, del Estal & Viñuela (1996a), Ülgentürk, Çanakçioğlu & Kaygin (2004a).

mod 10.i.2019