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Mindarus abietinus
(balsam twig aphid)

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Mindarus abietinus (balsam twig aphid)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Mindarus abietinus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • balsam twig aphid
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Mindarus abietinus Koch

Preferred Common Name

  • balsam twig aphid

International Common Names

  • Spanish: pulgon del abeto
  • French: puceron des pousses du sapin; puceron du sapin

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: gron ædelgranlus
  • Finland: pihdan naamiokirva
  • Germany: Trieblaus, Weisstannen-
  • Italy: Afide dell'abete bianco; Schizoneura dell'abete bianca
  • Netherlands: Penseelluis
  • Sweden: silvergranbladlus

EPPO code

  • MINDAB (Mindarus abietinus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
  •                             Unknown: Aphidoidea
  •                                 Family: Aphididae
  •                                     Genus: Mindarus
  •                                         Species: Mindarus abietinus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Pseudopraon mindariphagum Parasite Adults/Nymphs

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