Adelges (Sacciphantes) viridis (Ratzeburg, 1843)

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: 24

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.3851646

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039F8788-FFF7-FFDF-A8E2-FDB411E644EB

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Adelges (Sacciphantes) viridis (Ratzeburg, 1843)
status

 

Adelges (Sacciphantes) viridis (Ratzeburg, 1843)  

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Diagnosis

Neosistens: 0.5–0.8 mm, dull green with small, roundish wax gland plates on head, thorax and abdomen. Wax glands with double-walled facets secreting hollow tubes of wax. Sexuparae on Larix   in spring pale greenish with sparse wax secretion. Aptera in summer covered with fine wax wool. Alatae 1.3–1.7 mm. Holocyclic and dioecious, alternating between Picea   and Larix   . On Larix   overwintering at bud bases or in bark crevices on twigs and branches. In spring and summer on needles. Not ant-attended.

Recorded secondary hosts

Pinaceae   : L. decidua   *, decidua   x kaempferi   , kaempferi   , sibirica   *, spp.

Distribution

F.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Adelgidae

Genus

Adelges