Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phenacoccus piceae

Phenacoccus piceae (Löw, 1883)

spruce mealybug

on Abies, Picea, Taxus

Phenacoccus piceae

© The Food and Environment Research Agency, from Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a)


Mature female oval, flattened, 2 x 3 mm; pink, but covered by a thick layer of white powdery was. On the needles.


Pinaceae, Taxaceae, restricted polyphagous

Abies alba, nordmanniana, Picea abies, orientalis, pungens; Taxus baccata.


Paroudablis piceae.


Ćwierzyk & Dziedzicka (1987a), Dziedzicka (1988a), Fetykó (2014a), Gertsson (2016a), Hellrigl (2004a), Koteja & Żak-Ogaza (1966a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a, 2010a), Masten Milek, Šimala & Markotić (2015a), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a), Seljak (2010a), ScaleNet (2018), Żak-Ogaza & Koteja (1964a).

Last modified 6.iii.2020