Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Carulaspis juniperi

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

Calocedrus decurrens; Cedrus atlantica, libani; Chamaecyparis lawsoniana; Cupressus arizonica, x leylandii, nootkatensis, sempervirens; Juniperus chinensis, communis, excelsa, oxycedrus & subsp. macrocarpa, rigida, sabina, squamata, thurifera, 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

Virtually indistinguishable (only separable under high magnification) from Carulaspis minima, which largely lives on the same range of host species. Also, often confused with C. visci, that species however is confined to mistletoe.

references

Akkuzu, Arslangündoğdu & Selmi (2006a), Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Bugila (2006a), Çalişkan Keçe & Ulusoy (2017a), Ćwierzyk & Dziedzicka (1987a), Dziedzicka (1988a), Fetykó (2014a), Garcia (1998a), 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), Szita, Fetykó, Konczné Benedicty, ao (2017a), Ülgentürk, Çanakçioğlu & Kaygin (2004a), Ülgentürk, Özdemir, Muştu, ao (2019a), Ward (0000a).

Last modified 14.ii.2022