Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


pine and spruce adelgids
Pineus spp. Shimer 1869

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pine and spruce adelgids
Pineus spp.
Infestation
Robert L. Anderson


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Aphidoidea
Family: Adelgidae
Subfamily: Pineinae
Tribe: Pineini
Genus: Pineus

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: IRAZAVA


Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Note that "pine and spruce adelgids" also includes the genus Adelges.

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References

Common Name Reference: VEG_DISTURBANCE_AGENTS table of the FSVeg Field Sampled Vegetation Data Dictionary version 1.3, dated March 12, 1999.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 3. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm