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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Monograph of British aphides Vol. On the summer host the species exhibits colour polymorphism, with two colour forms – green and dark red.

Hyalopterus pruni (Mealy Plum Aphid): identification, images, ecology:

The insect and other allied pests of orchard, bush, and hothouse fruits Hyalopterus pruni is cosmopolitan, but may have geographical hyaloptsrus or subspecies. Life history and habits of the mealy plum aphis. Flies tagged with hyzlopterus used as a field test to establish migratory tendencies of a normal fly population Pistil abortion of the olive: When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

This review of the taxonomy does not include hyaloopterus of the lesser notes of an economic nature, which give Hyalopterus arundinis Fabr. The antennae are shorter than the body, the siphunculi are dark gray, the cauda is green and longer than the siphunculi; body length about 2.

The picture below shows a larval chamaemyiid sitting quietly in a colony of the mealy plum aphid. Potato Research, 30 2: On reed the aphid reproduces by prui parthenogenesis throughout the year, its populations peaking in spring and to a lesser extent in autumn.


Turkiye Entomoloji Dergisi We have found sexuales being produced on the secondary host well into October as shown in the picture below.

Correlation between migration of aphid vector and natural spread of plum pox virus. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. The entomopathogenic fungus Neozygites fresenii Nowakowski Batko infects the pest, but its effect yhalopterus pest populations and damage in not known.

The plant lice, or Aphiidae, of Illinois. Any errors in identification or information are ours alone, and we would be very grateful for any corrections. List of the aphids of Minnesota, with descriptions of some new species.

The population of Hyalopterus on plum continues to increase through June and July, and many aphids may remain on plum all year rather than migrating hyalooterus the secondary host.

Two new aphids from California. Injurious and beneficial insects of California.

Hyalopterus pruni

The scientific name of this species has been changed repeatedly; in hyalolterus, 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 species has been described eight times as new.

Parasitism of Hyalopterus pruni Geoffroy, Homoptera: Smith was Junior Entomologist in the Experiment Station.

Economic trends in production for the fresh and processing markets indicate increase in consumption of tomato products Aphid resistant alfalfa plants: The picture below shows a colony on plum in mid-May.


Hyalopterus pruni Mealy Plum Aphid On this page: The plant lice or Aphididae of Great Britain. They sit quietly within the aphid colony, occasionally consuming an aphid, but cause little defensive reaction among the aphids – or disruption of the colony.

This results in an accumulation of exuvia on the leaves as shown in the picture below. Con un prospetto dei generi ed alcune specie Italiane The Hyalopterus pruni winged form see second picture below is green with white wax patches on the dorsum of each abdominal segment.

The apterous female is green, with a darker dorsal band and partially covered by whitish mealy wax. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 20 3: Descriptions of British aphides.

The crypsis on the primary host see below is especially impressive. The sex pheromones of mealy plum Hyalopterus pruni and leaf-curl plum Brachycaudus helichrysi aphids: The cauda is 1. Preliminary field observations on the ecology and biology of the apricot leaf aphid, Hyalopterus pruni G. A list of British aphides.

Predators and parasitoids of Hyalopterus pruni and Hyalopterus amygdali populations living on peach, plum and reed. Tests of pesticides Vol. Not available to this author.