Identity. Top of page. Preferred Scientific Name. Hyalopterus pruni (Geoffroy) Preferred Common Name. mealy plum aphid. Confused by a class within a class or an order within an order? Please see our brief essay. Additional Information. Encyclopedia of Life. Hyalopterus pruni. back to HYPP Zoology home page. Hyalopterus pruni (Geoffroy) Hyalopterus arundinis (F.) Insecta, Homoptera, Aphididae.

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This species was described in an anonymous publication, known to be the work of E.

Life cycle The eggs of Hyalopterus pruni overwinter on Prunus species. Tomatoes and tomato products: Translated by J. Transmission of plum pox potyvirus in Spain.

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Hyalopterus pruni

Life history and habits of hyalopgerus mealy plum aphis. Note the mites are true parasites rather than parasitoids as they do not invariably kill the host. The Aphididae of North America. Nature There can be little doubt but that he was dealing with Hyalopterus pruni Geoff.

PDF of full articleCite this article. The aphid thus undergoes two concurrent cycles, one parthenogenetic on reed, the other a sexual cycle on Rosaceae. The common wasp Vespula vulgaris can often be found gleaning honeydew from Hyalopterus pruni colonies on plum trees. Natural enemies Predators and parasitoids attack the mealy plum aphid on both its winter and summer host.


Hyalopterus pruni (Mealy Plum Aphid): identification, images, ecology:

Histoire naturelle des insectes. Longmans, Green and Co. Con un prospetto dei generi ed alcune specie Italiane A list of the Aphididae of Japan, with description of new species and genera.

Blattlaus, Mehlige Pflaumen- Israel: Studies on the Chrysopidae of Japan. Importance of plant traits and herbivory for prunj of Phragmites australis Poaceae. The importance of winged individuals of some species of aphids in the transmission of yellow mosaic virus in fields of fodder lupin.

Biological control of almond aphids in the Saiss region. They sit quietly within the aphid colony, occasionally consuming an aphid, but cause little defensive reaction among the aphids – or disruption of the colony.

Aphididae by larvae of Allothrombium triticium Zhang, Acarina: Mohamad and Al-Mallah, We fully acknowledge these authors as the source for the summarized taxonomic information we have presented.

The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Turkiye Entomoloji Dergisi Not available hyalopterua this author. Bulletin of Insectology 61 2: When it occurs in large numbers on young leaves see picture below it causes significant feeding damage, but leaf curling only seems to occur when very young prui are attacked.

Susceptible cultivars should be monitored with sex- pheromone traps for aphid presence, from early spring and on. Bulletin OEPP, 24 3: The Aphididae of Lahore. During the latter season alate females, along with males, rpuni to almond, apricot or peach trees whereon they produce sexual females that mate and lay overwintering eggs. The ectoparasitic mites Allothrombium triticium and Erythraeus ankaraicus can also be found on Hyalopterus pruni. Generic classification of the hemipterous family Aphididae.


The short siphunculi are almost concealed by the wax, but are visible in the preserved specimens below.

ADW: Hyalopterus pruni: CLASSIFICATION

Erythraeidae larvae on Phragmites australis L. Hyalopterus pruni have been recorded from 1 Arundo species Arundo donax.

Royal Entomological Society of London. They hatch in April, usually by the white bud stage on plum. Les insectes nuisables des vergers et de la vigne Bindra and Varma, Contributions to the knowledge of the champmyiid Diptera. Biology of the mealy plum aphid, Hyalopterus pruni Geoffroy.

List of insect pests of fruit trees in India. Hyalopterus pruni Mealy Plum Aphid On this page: These supplement the part of the population that has remained on plum all summer. Also in this issue: Biological features and life table parameters of the mealy plum aphid Hyalopterus pruni on different apricot cultivars. Prubi aphids of the elm. Enter Search Terms Search. Biology, images, analysis, oruni As the season progresses, Hyalopterus pruni colonies can literally ‘pave’ the underside of the leaves see picture below.