Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Carulaspis atlantica

Carulaspis atlantica (Lindinger, 1911)

on Cupressus, Juniperus, Tetraclinis


Female scales mainly on the needles. The scale, ± 2 mm, is white, circular, with in the centre the yellow exuvia of its previous generations.

host plants

Cupressaceae, oligophagous

Cupressus sempervirens; Juniperus oxycedrus, phoenicea, Tetraclinis articulata.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Ben-Dov Y & Sánchez-García (2015a), Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Gomez-Menor Guerrero (1960a, 1967a), ScaleNet (2018).

Last modified 17.x.2021