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Pterochloroides persicae
(peach black aphid)

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Pterochloroides persicae (peach black aphid)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pterochloroides persicae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • peach black 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

  • Pterochloroides persicae (Cholodkovsky)

Preferred Common Name

  • peach black aphid

Other Scientific Names

  • Cinara persicae
  • Dryaphis persicae
  • Dryobius amygdali
  • Lachnus persicae
  • Pterochlorus persicae
  • Tuberodryobius persicae

International Common Names

  • English: clouded peach bark aphid; clouded peach stem aphid; giant black aphid

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Baumlaus, Pfirsich-
  • Israel: peach trunk aphid

EPPO code

  • PTECPE (Pterochloroides persicae)

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: Pterochloroides
  •                                         Species: Pterochloroides persicae

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

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / honeydew or sooty mould
Fruit / premature drop
Leaves / honeydew or sooty mould
Stems / external feeding
Stems / honeydew or sooty mould

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Pauesia antennata Parasite Adults/Nymphs

References

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Bhalla OP; Pawar AD, 1977. A survey study of insect and non-insect pests of economic importance in Himachal Pradesh. A survey study of insect and non-insect pests of economic importance in Himachal Pradesh. Department of Entomology-Zoology, College of Agriculture. Chambaghat-Solan, Himachal Pradesh India, 80 pp.

Blackman RL; Eastop VF, 1984. Aphids on the World's Crops: An Identification and Information Guide. Wiley-Interscience, 364-365.

Bounfour M; Jebbour F; Wadjinny J, 2005. Biological traits of invasive insect species harmful to Moroccan agriculture. In: Plant protection and plant health in Europe: introduction and spread of invasive species, held at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 9-11 June 2005 [ed. by Alford, D. V.\Backhaus, G. F.]. Alton, UK: British Crop Protection Council, 95-100. [Symposium Proceedings No.81.]

Halima-Kamel MB; Hamouda MHB, 2004. Aphids of fruit trees in Tunisia. In: Aphids in a new millennium. Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Aphids, September, 2001, Rennes, France [ed. by Simon, J. C.\Dedryver, C. A.\Rispe, C.\Hullé, M.]. Paris, France: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, 119-123. [Science Update.]

Laamari M; d'Acier AC; Jousselin E, 2015. First report of Pterochloroides persicae (Cholodkovsky) (Homoptera, Aphididae, Lachninae) on peach in Algeria. (Première observation du puceron brun Pterochloroides persicae (Cholodkovsky) (Homoptera, Aphididae, Lachninae) sur pêcher en Algérie.) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin, 45(1):106-107. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1365-2338

USDA, 1969. Co-op. Econ. Ins. Report 19, 830 pp.

Velimirovic V, 1976. A new pest in Yugoslavia, Pterochloroides (Pterochlorus) persicae Cholodk. (Hom. Aphididae) on peach trees. Zastita Bilja, 27(135):29-35.

Distribution References

Bhalla O P, Pawar A D, 1977. A survey study of insect and non-insect pests of economic importance in Himachal Pradesh. In: A survey study of insect and non-insect pests of economic importance in Himachal Pradesh. Chambaghat-Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India: Department of Entomology-Zoology, College of Agriculture. 80 pp.

Blackman RL, Eastop VF, 1984. Aphids on the World's Crops: An Identification and Information Guide. In: Wiley-Interscience, 364-365.

Bounfour M, Jebbour F, Wadjinny J, 2005. Biological traits of invasive insect species harmful to Moroccan agriculture. In: Plant protection and plant health in Europe: introduction and spread of invasive species, held at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 9-11 June 2005. [ed. by Alford D V, Backhaus G F]. Alton, UK: British Crop Protection Council. 95-100.

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

Halima-Kamel M B, Hamouda M H B, 2004. Aphids of fruit trees in Tunisia. In: Aphids in a new millennium. Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Aphids, September, 2001, Rennes, France. [ed. by Simon J C, Dedryver C A, Rispe C, Hullé M]. Paris, France: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique. 119-123.

Laamari M, d'Acier A C, Jousselin E, 2015. First report of Pterochloroides persicae (Cholodkovsky) (Homoptera, Aphididae, Lachninae) on peach in Algeria. (Première observation du puceron brun Pterochloroides persicae (Cholodkovsky) (Homoptera, Aphididae, Lachninae) sur pêcher en Algérie.). Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin. 45 (1), 106-107. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1365-2338 DOI:10.1111/epp.12182

USDA, 1969. Co-op. Econ. Ins. Report 19., 830 pp.

Velimirovic V, 1976. A new pest in Yugoslavia, Pterochloroides (Pterochlorus) persicae Cholodk. (Hom. Aphididae) on peach trees. (Breskvina vas Pterochloroides (Pterochlorus) persicae Cholodk. (Hom. Aphididae) nova stetocina za Jugoslaviju.). Zastita Bilja. 27 (135), 29-35.

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