Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Adelges lapponicus

Adelges lapponicus (Cholodkovsky, 1889)

on Picea

gall

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.

hostplants

Pinaceae, monophagous

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

No host alternation.

notes

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

references

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

Last modified 20.viii.2017