Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Adelges lapponicus

Adelges lapponicus (Cholodkovsky, 1889)

on Picea


similar to the gall of the related A. tardus. Generally many galls together, mixed with galls from the previous years; they open in June, July. The aphids are dark red.


Pinaceae, monophagous

Picea abies, glauca, jezoensis, mariana, pungens, sitchensis.

No host alternation.


According to Buhr and Albrecht known only from Lapland, but the Fauna Europa (2013) also cites Austria (Alps?)


Albrecht (2017a), Buhr (1965a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Houard (1908a).

Last modified 20.viii.2017