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 distribution map includes records based on specimens of C. The body length of Cinara cupressi apterae is 1. The endemic species, Juniperus procera, has also been negatively ckpressi by cypress aphid attack but is more widespread and less endangered than the Mulanje cedar Ciesla, Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 92 2: Although not damaged as severely by the cypress aphid as Cupressus lusitanica, the loss of this tree in water catchment cupressk could result in soil erosion and the loss of water quality Ciesla, Temperature and plant nutrient effects on the development, survival and reproduction of Cinara sp.

Once the number of taxa has been clarified it may be possible to find more reliable means of identifying them using morphological characters. 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.


Cinara cupressi sensu lato (Cypress aphid)

Ants feed on a sugary substance produced by Cinara cupressi and contribute to their diffusion by transferring them from one part of the tree to another, thus creating new areas of infestation. In Kenya, this species comprises around half of the country’s total industrial forest plantation area.

In the Middle East: Ecology of Cinara cupressi “. Status and impact of invasive conifer aphid pests in Africa. Cinara cupressi Buckton, However, Kairo and Murphy found that the development threshold was as low as 0.

In colder climates, winged males and sexual females are produced in the autumn, with eggs being laid in crevices in the bark to overwinter.

Recognition of the effect of Cinara cupressi Hemiptera: Adults are winged or wingless. Khaemba and Wanjala reported four immature instars in Cinara cupressivora in Kenya, whereas Kairo and Murphy reported three immature instars in the wingless form and four in the winged form in laboratory cultures. Habitat Top of page Watson et al. With the sap failing to reach the tips of the twigs, they may wither.

Impact Top of page Since the s, stands of cypresses and junipers in many countries have been seriously damaged by C.


Numerous dead trees in rural and urban areas increased the risk of wildfire that could endanger life and property Ciesla, A contribution to cinarx occurrence and biology of some species of Cinara in the Rhodopen Bulgaria. Reconocimiento del efecto de Cinara cupressi Hemiptera: Biological Control A biological control agent, Pauesia juniperorum, was introduced to Malawi from Europe Chilima, and has reduced the impact of the cypress aphid there.

The fog, which is a carrier of active ingredients, rises to the top of the crown and drifts to cover all portions of the tree. Commonwealth Forestry Review, 73 1: Delfino MA; Binazzi A, Cypress aphid, Cinara cupressi.

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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. Retrieved from ” https: Aphids Invasive insect species Insects described in This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

Also, the aphids are very well camouflaged against the tree bark and they are easily transported on planting stock Ciesla,