Cinara cupressi is a brownish soft-bodied insect classified as an aphid. It has been discovered around the world feeding on various trees from. THE EFFICACY OF TREATMENTS WITH WATER EXTRACTS ON Cinara cupressi (Buckton). Conference Paper (PDF Available) ยท August with 34 Reads. Cypress aphid. Cinara cupressi. Cypress aphid | Cinara cupressi. Common name: Cypress aphid. Scientific name: Cinara cupressi. Alternative common names.

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Aphididae de Jujuy y Salta. Biodiversity Top of page The national tree of Malawi, the native Mulanje cedar Widdringtonia nodiflorais confined to the Mulanje massif in widely scattered stands. Performance of thirty two families of Cupressus lusitanica at Hambalawei, Lushoto, Tanzania.

Cinara cupressi apterae see first picture below are cupresssi orange brown to yellowish brownwith blackish markings diverging back from the thorax. There is also a rather indistinct blackish band between the black siphuncular cones.

Cinara cupressi – Wikipedia

The distal parts of the femora and the bases of the tibiae are dark brown or black cf. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Online Database Cinara spp. Cypress aphid Cinara cupressi damage to a cypress Cupressus lusitanica stand in Kenya. Proceedings of the workshop on invasive alien species and the International Plant Icnara Convention, Cuprrssi Though slow conara hedges are known to recover. It was subsequently introduced to Kenya and Uganda Day et al.

Cypress aphid, Cinara cupresis O’Neil, Compiler: Rabasse JM; Grasso V, Some aspects of the biology of Cinara cupressi Buckton Homoptera: Also, the aphids are very well camouflaged against the tree bark and are easily transported on planting stock Ciesla, The eggs are laid in rough areas on twigs and foliage where they overwinter.


It is orangish to yellowish-brown with black markings, lightly dusted on the dorsal surface with pale grey wax. At the beginning of the summer, when the temperature rises and the infestation is at its height, the sap cannot xupressi to its destination the apex of the leaves because of the cinarra of its conducting tissues.

Since the s, stands of cypresses and junipers in many countries have been seriously damaged by C. Even then it must be done at the first sign of an attack or the damage to the phloem will already have been done. The role of infestations by the aphid Cinara cupressi Buckton in cypress decline. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The adult females may be either wingless or occasionally winged.

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Cypress aphid, Cinara cupressi. Native forests invaded by exotic insect from Europe. Cypressi this time of year only females are present and they reproduce parthenogenetically without matinggiving birth to live young. Biological control in IPM systems in Africa. Symptoms Top of page Initial heavy infestation of small twigs and cuprdssi in the inner and lower canopy, during heat and drought, causes the progressive dieback from the outer edges of the canopy, with the foliage turning reddish-brown.

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Oviparae and alate males occur in October in Europe. Click on the name for additional informations. Cinara cupressi Cypress aphid On this page: In the great majority of cases, identifications have been confirmed by microscopic examination of preserved specimens.

Revue Francaise D Entomologie. Temperature and plant nutrient effects on the development, survival and reproduction of Cinara spp. However, some of these host records may refer to a concept of C. At least one of the populations within C. Description Top of page Members of C.


Notes on Natural Enemies Cupresei of page The natural enemy used for the biological control of Cinara cupressivora in Malawi, Africa, is the hymenopteran endoparasitoid, Pauesia juniperorum Chilima, cinarw, which has been reasonably successful. The distribution map includes records based on specimens of C. They are found on small green twigs, older brown twigs and small woody branches.

The treatment depends on the presence of the aphid which can be detected by shaking the branches so that it falls onto a white cloth placed underneath the tree. The number of generations cu;ressi each year depends on host quality and environmental conditions, with up to 11 or 12 generations per year recorded in Italy Binazzi, and eight to ten generations in Jordan Ciesla, The countries where the relevant population could be native or where damage has not been reported, or where the date of introduction was so early that it is not known, are not included.

Many of these predators are almost certainly generalists and unlikely to be well adapted to coniferous plant pests that are exotic to the region Murphy et al.

Contributions to the knowledge of aphids on conifers I. Any errors in identification or information are ours alone, and we would be very grateful for any corrections.

Lachnus juniperinus on Juniperus communis and Thuja occidentalis was described from Poland Mordwilko, Additional species of Aphidoidea in Israel.