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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The aphid fauna of fruit trees in Egypt.

ADW: Hyalopterus pruni: CLASSIFICATION

When it occurs in large numbers on young leaves see picture below it causes significant feeding damage, but leaf curling only seems to occur when very hyaolpterus leaves are attacked. Tomatoes and tomato products: Beobachtung des Blattlausfluges mittels Saugfalle. They hatch in April, usually by the white bud stage on plum. Publication Information Hilgardia 10 7: Sur la dynamique des populations de Hyalopterus pruni Geoffroy Hom. Distribution Hyalkpterus Top of page You can pan and zoom the map.

The Aphidae of Colorado. Con un prospetto dei generi ed alcune specie Italiane The picture below shows a larval chamaemyiid sitting quietly in a colony of the mealy plum aphid. There is therefore concern that non-native aphid infestation may indirectly affect the ability of these native plants to compete with non-native plant populations, ultimately contributing to the decline of native haplotypes.

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

Hyalopterus pruni

Development, survival and reproduction of three coccinellids feeding on Hyalopterus pruni Geoffer Homoptera: The ectoparasitic mites Allothrombium triticium and Erythraeus ankaraicus can also be found on Hyalopterus pruni. Several endoparasitoids of the family Hyaoopterus attack the pest, of which Aphidius colemani Viereck is the more common.


Journal of Chemical Ecology Almost cosmopolitan; CIE Map Colonizing aphid species and their seasonal fluctuations on some fruit trees in Suweon. As on Prunushigh numbers can build up on Phragmites in summer.

This aphid was coated with a white powder. Halopterus OEPP, 24 3: Doin and C le Paris [49] Passerini G. Manual of fruit insects Experiments with Mission olives indicate loss of leaves may be one cause of poor flower development New spinach immune to mildew: Primary hosts Hyalopterus pruni have been recorded from at least 23 Prunus species.

Tests of pesticides Vol. Doin and C le Paris.

Mealy Plum Aphid (Hyalopterus pruni) ยท

Turkiye Entomoloji Dergisi 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. Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Hyaloptsrus Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Natural enemies Predators and parasitoids attack the mealy plum aphid on both its winter and summer host.

In recent years we have found the invasive harlequin beetle Harmonia axyridis on infested plum leaf in June. The crypsis on the primary host see below is especially impressive. Les insectes nuisables des vergers et de la vigne We fully acknowledge these authors as the source for the summarized taxonomic information we have presented.


Note the mites are true parasites rather than parasitoids as they do not invariably kill the host. Except where otherwise specified, all text and images on this page are copyright InfluentialPoints under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.

The aphid hyalopyerus undergoes two concurrent cycles, one parthenogenetic on reed, the other a sexual cycle on Rosaceae.

Aphididae in Mosul region – Iraq. Two new aphids from California.

Hyalopterus pruni is cosmopolitan, but may have geographical races or subspecies. Inexpensive control of spotted alfalfa aphid can be expected as result of plant breeding program to develop new varieties Spider mites on walnuts: Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 20 3: Biosystematic studies on the Aphidiidae of Israel Hymenoptera: The eggs hatch in the following spring and the resultant females reproduce by viviparous parthenogenesis until early summer.

Ein Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Aphidenfauna Lettlands. Most of the damage of this pest is to almond leaves, which may roll and shed, followed by retarded tree growth and fewer and smaller fruits. Aphididae of Formosa, Part I Barley yellow dwarf viruses in, and aphids on, grasses including cereals in Tasmania.

Controlled air pollution studies reveal injury to certain important processes of plant life by air-borne toxicants Population dynamics of deer: The mealy plum aphis Hyalopterus pruni. Woolly aphids of the elm.