Aphids

Albrecht, Anders Christian, 2017, Illustrated identification guide to the Nordic aphids feeding on Conifers (Pinophyta) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Sternorhyncha, Aphidomorpha), European Journal of Taxonomy 338, pp. 1-160: 4

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https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.338

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3851584

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scientific name

Aphids
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Key A. Aphids  on spruce ( Picea  )

Synopsis

A1 (A2) Dichotomous key to galls on Picea  ........................................................................p. 5

A2 (A1) Aphids  on Picea  ......................................................................................................A3

A3 (A15) On aerial parts of Picea  ...........................................................................................A4

A4 (A11) Siphunculi absent; adults with sclerotised ovipositor. Apterae less than 1.2 mm, antennae at most 3-segmented ...................................... Adelgidae Annand, 1928  A5

A5 (A6) Abdomen (all morphs) with 4 pairs of evident spiracles (on abd. 2–5). Gall (when present) with interconnected chambers ............................. Pineus Shimer, 1869: p. 6 

A6 (A5) Abdomen (all morphs) with 5 pairs of evident spiracles (on abd. 2–6). Gall with separate chambers ...................................................................................................A7

A7 (A8) Wax glands of overwintering larvae with thin-walled facets secreting solid wax filaments; galls without protruding needles, hair or waxy bloom ................................ ............... Adelges (Aphrastasia) Börner, 1909  and A. ( Dreyfusia  ) Börner, 1908) p. 8

A8 (A7) Wax glands of overwintering larvae with double-walled facets secreting glossy, stiff, straight or curved tubes of wax; galls usually with protruding needles and hairs or waxy bloom .............................................................................................................A9

A9 (A10) Overwintering larvae (where known): dorsal sclerites bearing single larger wax pores ringed by small glands of irregular shape. Al. gallicola: ant. IV and V often with broad, indistinct basal articulation ...................... Adelges (Adelges) Vallot, 1836  p. 9

A10 (A9) Overwintering larvae: dorsal sclerites with groups of similar-sized ring-like wax pores. Al. gallicola with basal articulation of ant. IV and V narrower ......................... ................... Adelges  ( Gilletteella Börner, 1930  and Sacciphantes Curtis, 1844  ) p. 11

A11 (A4) Siphunculi present; adults without sclerotised ovipositor. Apterae rarely less than 1.2 mm; antennae at least 4-segmented ..................... Aphididae Latreille, 1802  A12

A12 (A13 A14) Siphunculi elongate, tubular .................. Elatobium Mordvilko, 1914  , Aulacorthum Mordvilko, 1914  , Neomyzus van der Goot, 1915  and Aphis Linnaeus, 1758  p. 12

A13 (A12 A14) Siphunculi present as pores not raised from body surface ........................................... .......................................................................................... Mindarus Koch, 1857  p. 14

A14 (A12 A13) Siphunculi present as large pores elevated on obtuse cones ........................................ .............................................................................................. Cinara Curtis, 1835  p. 14

A15 (A3) Aphids  on roots of Picea  ....................................................................................... A16

A16 (A17) Apterae 2–6 mm, with brown, green or blackish colours; siphunculi present as pores elevated on cones. On thick roots, usually ant-attended ............................................... ............................................................................................. Cinara Curtis, 1835  p. 17

A17 (A16) Apterae 0.5–2 mm, whitish, pale green or yellowish, exuding abundant white wax wool; siphunculi absent. On thin mycorrhizal root ends, not attended by ants ........... ............................................................................. Eriosomatinae Kirkaldy, 1905  p. 17

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Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Aphids