Pineus strobi

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Pineus strobi infestation on Pinus strobus trunk (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Steven Katovich, USDA Forest Service
Source: IPM Images
Pineus strobi on Pinus strobus (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Petr Kapitola, State Phytosanitary Administration
Source: IPM Images

Pineus strobi (Hartig, 1937) - (pine bark adelgid)

This adelgid is widely distributed in North America, it has been also reported from Europe and South America. It infests the trunks of pine trees like Pinus strobi which become whitish due to the dense wax filaments of the females. Nursery trees can suffer heavy damage after infestations, showing chlorosis, stunting and sometimes tree death.

Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Strobenrindenlaus
• English: pine bark adelgid
• Français: puceron de l'écorce du pin