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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Tomatoes and tomato products: This species is ‘weak’ vector of Plum pox potyvirus.

Certain apricot cultivars inhibit pest pguni, probably due to the presence of secondary plant constituents. The insect and other allied pests of orchard, bush, and hothouse fruits Generic classification of the hemipterous family Aphididae.

Basky found that Coccinella septempunctata was the commonest coccinellidwith fewer Adalia bipunctataCoccinella 5-punctata and Coccinella punctata also present.

Sur la dynamique des populations de Hyalopterus pruni Geoffroy Hom. Australian Journal of Agricultural Research, 38 1: False spider mite, European red mite, and Pacific spider mite infestations in northern California walnuts during Mapping for orchard appraisal: Canada Department of Agriculture Publication Ant attendance We have found no evidence of active ant attendance of Hyalopterus pruni in the sense of ants antennating the aphid to induce the excretion of more honeydewbut ants do sometimes visit colonies to collect glean honeydew from the leaves.


The entomopathogenic fungus Neozygites fresenii Nowakowski Batko infects the pest, but its effect on pest populations and damage in not known. Aphididae by larvae of Allothrombium triticium Zhang, Acarina: Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 12 5 Aphididae of Formosa, Part I Aphididae in North America.

Hyalopterus pruni

A list of the Aphididae of Illinois, with notes on some of the species. Principal insects liable to be distributed on nursery stock.

Descriptions, enemies and treatment. Erythraeidae larvae on Phragmites australis L. PDF of full articleCite this article. Halopterus and Damroze, Con un prospetto dei generi ed alcune specie Italiane Mass attack of Phragmites australis by Hyalopterus pruni Homoptera, Aphididae: List of California Aphididae.

When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Synonomy of some Aphididae. The dark yellow alate with some black abdominal markings is the male. Parasitism of Hyalopterus pruni Geoffroy, Homoptera: Doin and C le Paris [49] Passerini G.

On reed the aphid reproduces by viviparous parthenogenesis throughout the year, its populations peaking in spring and to a lesser extent in autumn.

This aphid was coated with a white powder. Life cycle The eggs of Hyalopterus pruni overwinter on Prunus species.

The scientific name of this species has been changed repeatedly; in fact, if each of the following authors is recognized, the status of the name has been changed twenty-one times, in the course of which the hgalopterus has been described eight times as new. A new material used to cage insects on their host plants.


Hyalopterus pruni

Environmental Entomology 36 2 Handbooks for oruni identification of British insects. The antennae are quite short, between 0. Host specificity and seasonal distribution of Lysiphlebia mirzai Shuja-Uddin Hymenoptera: Aphididae of Formosa, Part VI. In the great majority of cases, identifications have been confirmed by microscopic examination of preserved specimens.

Hyalopterus pruni – Wikipedia

Barba M, Hadidi A, eds. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. It combines this damage with excreting honeydew on to lower leaves, which become dark with pruji moulds growing in the resulting sticky film. The common wasp Vespula vulgaris can often be found gleaning honeydew from Hyalopterus pruni colonies on plum trees.

The siphunculi are very shortand are thicker and darker towards hyaoopterus apex ; they are also flangeless and rounded at apex.