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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species Hyalopterus pruni (Geoffroy, ): Aphid Species File

Economic trends in production for the fresh and processing markets indicate increase in consumption of tomato products Aphid resistant alfalfa plants: Beobachtung des Blattlausfluges mittels Saugfalle. The Aphididae of North America. Publication Information Hilgardia 10 7: Life cycle The eggs of Hyalopterus pruni overwinter on Prunus species. The two haplotypes of Phragmites australis have each recently been accorded subspecific status.

Syrphidae were the most abundant predators, the most common of which were Episyphus balteatus see below and Metasyrphus hyaloprerus.

Hyalopterus pruni

Biological control of almond aphids in the Saiss region. Catalogue of the genera of the hemipterous family Aphidae with their typical species, together with a list of the species described as new from to Bulletin of Insectology 61 2: They seldom cause much curling of the leaves, but can hyalopterux inside curls of newly expanding leaves.


Biological features and life table parameters of the mealy plum aphid Hyalopterus pruni on different apricot cultivars. California green lacewing fly.

Observations on the control of Eriosoma lanigerum Hausm and other aphids. False spider mite, European red mite, and Pacific spider mite infestations in northern California walnuts during Mapping for orchard appraisal: We fully acknowledge these authors as the source for purni summarized taxonomic information we have presented. New York State Agr. Datasheet Hyalopterus pruni mealy plum aphid. As the season progresses, Hyalopterus pruni colonies can literally ‘pave’ the hyalopteris of the leaves see picture below.

This is nyalopterus specific adaptation to the unsaturated colour of the leaves of Phragmites. Leucopsis annulipes larvae Diptera: Principal insects liable to be distributed on nursery stock.

Hyalopterus pruni (mealy plum aphid)

PDF of full articleCite this article. Life history and habits of the mealy plum aphis. They hatch in April, usually by the white bud stage on plum.


The mealy plum aphid host alternates between its winter host – Prunus species mainly plum but also especially apricot, and perhaps peach or almond and its summer host – mainly reeds Phragmitesbut also giant cane Arundo donax and some other wetland grasses. The picture below shows a larval chamaemyiid sitting quietly in a colony of the mealy plum aphid.

Woolly aphids of the elm. Chrysopidaea new lacewing species recorded in Egypt.

Ethological and morphological notes on Leucopis interruptovittata Aczel, Champmyia flavipalpis Haliday and Parochthiphila coronata Loew Diptera, Champmyiidae of coastal Tuscany. Parasitism of Hyalopterus pruni Geoffroy, Homoptera: Published by author, Wye Court, Wye, England.

Hyalopterus pruni have hylopterus recorded from 1 Arundo species Arundo donax. Almondapricotpeach and other Rosaceae, as well as the monocotyledones Arundo reedPhragmites and Typha. Ant attendance We have hyalppterus 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.