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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These characteristics place them in the subgenus Cupressobium Eastop, ; Blackman and Eastop, As cooler weather approaches, both males and females are found, and eggs are produced instead of live nymphs.

Native forests invaded by exotic insect from Europe.

Bulletin of Entomological Research. Cypress aphid Cinara cupressi. Registro de Cinara cupressi Buckton.

Juniperus procera, in high-elevation forests and species of Widdringtonia in Malawi, including the endangered national tree, Widdringtonia nodiflora Ciesla, There are only hairs on the basal half of antennal segment six cf. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. These observations should be repeated in younger trees and in different areas.

The progeny of some highly susceptible trees were highly resistant, indicating that resistance was being transmitted in the pollen from resistant neighbours. Natural enemies Cinara cupressi is liberally coated in wax which discourages many predators.


Life cycle In temperate climates, eggs laid on cypress the previous autumn hatch in spring. 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. The aphids feed on the bark of small twigs and branches in the inner and lower parts of the main canopy Ciesla, Retrieved 22 December There was no measurable effect of varying host-plant nutrition on the duration of the instars or overall survival.

In countries with cold winters at least some populations, e.

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It has been included in the List of the world’s worst invasive species. Revue Francaise Cinaga Entomologie. The cuprrssi 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. The future of this potentially very valuable tree currently hangs in the balance, and a long-term programme of re-planting and conservation is needed to ensure its survival in the wild.

Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 38 Bulletin of Entomological Research 89 3: It seems that this aphid may have originated in eastern Greece and to the south of the Caspian Seawith Cupressus sempervirens being the original host. Host, natural forests, planted forests. Lachnus juniperinus on Juniperus communis and Thuja occidentalis was described from Poland Mordwilko, Further observations on the biology and ecology of the cypress aphid Cinara Cupressobium cupressi Buckton in Tuscany I Lachninae.


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Consequently they would be cjpressi difficult to reach using topical applications of insecticides. Treatments containing Pirimicarb Pyrimora product which has a low toxic level for humans and other insects have been identified to combat C. Cypress aphid Cinara cupressi damage to a cypress Cupressus lusitanica stand in Kenya.

Periodically, winged forms are produced as a result of overcrowding or other environmental factors.

Cypress aphid (Cinara cupressi sensu lato)

One species particularly susceptible to damage by the aphids is Cupressus lusitanicawhich is widely grown in Kenya as a plantation crop. It has not yet been ascertained whether the damage caused by the cypress aphid is due to mechanical damage, to a hypersensitive reaction of the tree to attack, or to toxicity of the aphids’ saliva Inserra et al.

Further observations on the biology and ecology of the cypress aphid Cinara Cupressobium cupressi Buckton in Tuscany I Lachninae. First report of Cinara cupressi Lachninae: Environmental tolerances may vary between different populations within C. Chemical Control Cypress aphids live deep inside the canopy because they avoid bright light.