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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The last population becomes damaging on forest trees that are growing in prolonged hot and dry conditions. Proceedings of the workshop on invasive alien species and the International Plant Protection Convention, September It has been included in the List of the world’s worst invasive species. Aphids Invasive insect species Insects described in Les insectes ravageurs des cypres en France.

Any errors in identification or information are ours alone, and we would be very grateful for any corrections. Periodically, winged forms are produced as a result of overcrowding or other environmental factors.

The whole aphid is clothed with fine hairs. Chemical Control Cypress aphids live deep inside the canopy because they avoid bright light. Variation and inheritance of resistance to cypress aphid, Cinara cupressi Buckton in Cupressus lusitanica Miller. These can fly strongly and can be carried by the wind for considerable distances to infest new host trees.

The two species range’s only overlap in cinarq United Kingdom. It is about 2. Candidates include Pauesia cupressobii and Pauesia juniperorumwhich have been found attacking Cinara juniperi. Aphids Homoptera Aphidomorpha of Pogorze Slaskie.


First report of Cinara cupressi Lachninae: Aphididae on Cupressaceae, with description of a pest species introduced into Africa. Reproductive biology and population studies of cypress aphid Cinara cupressi Buckton and pine aphid C. Cinara cupressi Buckton, Performance of thirty two families of Cupressus lusitanica at Hambalawei, Lushoto, Tanzania.

Cinara cupressithe cypress aphid[1] is a brownish soft-bodied aphid. The Royal Horticultural Society lists the symptoms of C. It is commonly seen in colonies cibara the twigs of infested trees. About the recent presence of Cinara cupressi Buckton in Belgium. Taxonomy Populations thought to finara originated in the Middle East and introduced to Africa and also the UK were formerly classified using multivariate analysis as a separate cuprfssi, Cinara cupressivora Watson et al.

As the branch tips die, the aphids move inwards, continuing to feed on the living tissue.

Cinara cupressi – Wikipedia

cuptessi Status and impact of invasive conifer aphid pests in Africa. We have made provisional identifications from high resolution photos of living specimens, along with host plant identity.

It was suggested that one cycle of selection might yield a resistant population. Notes on Mulanje cedar – Malawi’s national tree. A contribution to the occurrence and biology of some species of Cinara in the Rhodopen Bulgaria. Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 11 3: The excess fluid sucked by the aphids is secreted by the aphids as honeydewon which sooty mould often develops, and which attracts ants. Cinara tujafilina which has the femora pale, and tibiae wholly pale or dark only at apices.

The whole insect is clad in fine short hairs.

Eastop synonymized these taxa with C. On the basis of morphological and biological differences, Watson et al. The overall effect on the tree ranges from partial damage to eventual death of the entire tree, depending on the severity and duration of the C.


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Cypress aphid, Cinara cupressi, a new pest of conifers in eastern and southern Africa. They concluded that some of the component populations might represent distinct species e.

Biological control of homopteran pests of conifers in Africa. The sooty mould on the honeydew slows tree growth by impairing photosynthesis.

As the branch tips die, the aphids move inwards, continuing to feed on the living tissue. Temperature and plant nutrient effects on the development, survival and reproduction of Cinara sp.

Lachnus juniperinus was described on Juniperus communis and Thuja occidentalis. Countries or multi-country features with distribution records for Cinara cupressi. Survey for aphid species in Libya. 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. Means of Movement and Dispersal Top of page 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 overcrowding and environmental cues Kairo and Murphy,