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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Cinara cupressi (cypress aphid) identification, images, ecology

The sooty mould on the honeydew slows tree growth by impairing photosynthesis. The population since described as Cinara cupressivora has been recorded causing damage in Colombia and Mauritius Watson et al. The eggs are laid in rough areas on twigs and foliage where they overwinter. Proceedings of the workshop on invasive alien species and the International Plant Protection Convention, September Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be cuprexsi by going to Generate Report.

This indicates that the present plant quarantine inspections of ornamental and forestry planting materials are not sufficiently effective. Adults are winged or wingless. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: The natural dispersal of cypress aphids is through the flight of the winged forms, which are produced a few times each year in response to crowding and environmental cues.


Cypress aphid Cinar name: This species is highly sensitive to feeding by the cypress aphid Ciesla, On susceptible hosts such as Cupressus lusitanica, if preventive action is not taken the entire tree may die Ciesla, Another study of resistance in 32 families of C. Actualized checklist of aphids Hemiptera: Pest or symptoms not visible to the naked eye but usually visible under light microscope.

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There are only hairs on the basal half of antennal segment six cf. International Journal of Pest Management, 40 2: Adults and juveniles are well camouflaged against tree bark. Further observations on the biology and ecology of the cypress aphid Cinara Cupressobium cupressi Buckton in Tuscany I Lachninae.

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The results indicated that there was a strong additive genetic control, which could allow for the effective selection and breeding for resistance. Later treatments are always less successful and sometimes useless if carried out after the appearance of the withered areas. In Italy, there are up to 12 generations per year, individual insects living for about 22 days and having an average of 23 offspring.


Close Find out more. Also, the aphids are very well camouflaged against the tree bark and they are easily transported on planting stock Ciesla, It has been included in the List of the world’s worst invasive species. Natural enemies Cinara cupressi is liberally coated in wax which discourages many predators.

The role of infestations by the aphid Cinara cupressi Buckton in cypress decline.

In warmer climates, wingless females produce nymphs asexually by parthenogenesis all year round. These species are not separable using morphological characters alone, and a determination as to whether they cinafa valid species awaits molecular evidence. Aphids Homoptera Aphidomorpha of Pogorze Slaskie.

They observe that it is often difficult to spray large hedges thoroughly and damage will occur when the aphid is abundant.

Cypress aphid (Cinara cupressi sensu lato)

Cinara cupressivora has been recorded from the widest host-plant range, cuptessi Callitris calcarata, numerous Cupressus species, Juniperus bermudiana, Juniperus macrocarpa [Juniperus oxycedrus subsp.

At this time of year only females are present and they reproduce parthenogenetically without matinggiving birth to live young. Continuing to use www.