Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pineus strobi

Pineus strobi (Hartig, 1839)

pine bark adelgid

on Pinus

Pineus strobi

© Petr Kapitola, Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture,

Pineus strobi

© Brian Kunkel, University of Delaware,


Brown aphids, often very large numbers, on shaded parts of the bark of branches and stem. They are conspicuous because of their copious production of white wax-wool. Young trees can severely suffer. No host plant alternation.

host plants

Pinaceae, narrowly monophagous

Pinus peuce, sibirica, strobus, sylvestris.


Eopineus strobus.


Albrecht (2017a), Barbagallo, Binazzi, Pennacchio & Pollini (2011a), Blackman & Eastop (2017), Carter (1971a), Covassi & Binazzi (1981a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1908a), Kollár (2007a), Ripka, Reider & Szalay-Marzsó (1998a), Seljak (2013a), Stekolshchikov & Novgorodova (2013a), Wojciechowski, Depa, Halgoš ao (2016a).

Last modified 16.xii.2020