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) · 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 mate and the resultant females oviparae produce eggs instead of live nymphs.
Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft. Performance of thirty two families of Cupressus lusitanica at Hambalawei, Lushoto, Tanzania.
Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 38 What does it look like? Cinara cupressivora has been recorded from the widest host-plant range, including Callitris calcarata, numerous Cupressus species, Juniperus bermudiana, Juniperus macrocarpa [Juniperus oxycedrus subsp. Impact of diseases and insect pests in tropical forests. Populations in different parts have regional preferences in host species, being recorded in Europe on several species of CupressusJuniperus scopulorumJuniperus virginianaThuja occidentalis and Thuja plicata.
Biology and Ecology Top of page The likely composite character of C. There are two adult forms – winged and wingless. Taxonomy Populations thought to have originated in the Middle East and introduced to Africa and also the UK were formerly classified using multivariate analysis as a separate species, Cinara cupressivora Watson et al.
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. Braconidaewhich have been found attacking Cinara juniperi. The females have an average of In colder climates, winged males and sexual females are produced in the autumn, with eggs being laid in crevices in the bark to overwinter. National Cypress Aphid Project, Kenya. Ciesla provided a photograph of a colony of Cinara cupressivora.
Why is it a problem? The sooty mould on the honeydew slows tree growth by impairing photosynthesis. Habitat Top of page Watson et al.
Articles with ‘species’ microformats. The aphids feed on the bark of small twigs and branches in the inner and lower parts of the main canopy Ciesla, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 92 2: Efforts are being made to supplement the level of control with other natural enemies cupresis predators and fungi.
This page was cupressk edited on 30 Decemberat On the thorax the black bands are longitudinal, but are transverse on the abdomen with a rather larger blacker patch between the siphunculi. In Chile affected native forest species include Austrocedrus chilensis and Fitzroya cupressoides Montalva et al. They are commonly seen in colonies along the twigs of infested trees. It was subsequently introduced to Kenya and Uganda Day cuperssi al.
Through the flight of the winged forms, which are produced a few times each year in response to overcrowding and environmental cues. It sucks sap from twigs of conifersand can cause damage to the tree, ranging from discoloring of the affected twig to the death of the tree. Environmental Impact Top of page Juniperus procera is a major indigenous species of high-elevation xupressi in eastern Africa.
The role of infestations by the aphid Cinara cupressi Buckton in cypress decline. Cinara cupressi Cypress aphid On this page: Sooty mould often develops on these sugary deposits. The impact on this on the plant depends on tree icnara and weather factors.
Cypress aphid (Cinara cupressi sensu lato)
Further data on conifer aphids from Argentina Aphididae Lachninae Eulachnini. Biodiversity Top of page The national tree of Malawi, the native Cupresso cedar Widdringtonia nodiflorais confined to the Mulanje massif in widely scattered stands.
The main species of cypress grown commercially in Kenya and many other countries in eastern Africa, is Cupressus lusitanica, which is favoured for its rapid growth rate and excellent form. A subsequent study found that selection for resistance to aphid damage was unlikely to have adverse effects on economically important traits such as the height and diameter of the trunk Kamunya et al.
Cinara cupressi Buckton is relatively clnara, having been recorded on Cupressus species, J. Registry of Cinara cupressi Buckton. The population since described as Cinara cupressivora has been recorded causing damage in Colombia and Mauritius Watson et al. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Further observations on vinara biology and ecology of the cypress aphid Cinara Cupressobium cupressi Buckton in Tuscany I Lachninae.
Some aspects of the biology of Cinara cupressi Buckton Homoptera: The natural dispersal of cypress aphids is through the flight of the winged forms, which are produced a few times each year in response xupressi crowding and environmental cues. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Integrated Cupressl Management Model for Kenya. In countries with cold winters at least some populations, e.