Cinara (Cupressobium) juniperi (De Geer, 1773),

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: 41

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:86786AB1-4A1A-4A1E-B42B-53B73D66ED60

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3851652

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F8788-FFC8-FFE0-A8E0-FE1B10774497

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Cinara (Cupressobium) juniperi (De Geer, 1773)
status

 

Cinara (Cupressobium) juniperi (De Geer, 1773) 

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Diagnosis

Apterae 2–2.5 mm, rather light reddish brown, rarely olive, with a wax coating of variable thickness and extent, typically leaving two longitudinal stripes bare or with thinner wax. Hairs on tibiae longer than in C. smolandiae  , on the outer side of hind tibia longer than 1.5 × width of tibia. Spinopleural sclerites present on meso- and metanotum and abdominal tergites 1–2 (–5). Juveniles with paler legs and usually thinner wax coating. Holocyclic, monoecious on Juniperus  and Thuja  . Found in open woodland, forest margins and dry meadows, sea shores, rocky habitats; in small colonies on thin twigs, only rarely on thicker branches. Usually ant-attended.

Recorded hosts

Cupressaceae  : Juniperus chinensis  , communis  *, sabina  , squamata  , virginiana  ; Thuja occidentalis  .

Recorded attendant ants

Formicinae  : Formica cinerea  *, clara  *, fusca  *, polyctena  *, rufa  *; Lasius fuliginosus  *, niger  *. Myrmicinae: Myrmica rubra  *.

Distribution

D F G N S.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Aphididae

Genus

Cinara