Prociphilus pini (Burmeister, 1835),

Albrecht, Anders Christian, 2015, Identification guide to Nordic aphids associated with mosses, horsetails and ferns (Bryophyta, Equisetophyta, Polypodiophyta) (Insecta, Hemiptera, Aphidoidea), European Journal of Taxonomy 145, pp. 1-55: 28-29

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Prociphilus pini (Burmeister, 1835)


Prociphilus pini (Burmeister, 1835) 

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Apterae 1.2–2 mm. As P. xylostei  but cream or pale pinkish rather than greenish or yellowish. RIV+V as long as HT2, with narrow and indistinct subapical zone. Dioecious. Alternating between Crataegus 

( Rosaceae  ) and thin roots of Pinus  ( Pinaceae  ). May be found all the year in moss samples in pine forests, especially on rock.


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