is common to temperate regions of the world and a specialist on firs.
Common names. None recognized.
Distribution. This aphid is globally distributed within temperate regions of the world.
Host associations. It has has been recorded feeding on 20 species of firs (Pinaceae), but has also been recorded on cedar and spruce (Pinaceae) and juniper (Cupressaceae).
Economic importance. It is particularly important on fir (Abies). It has not been implicated in the transmission of any plant virus.
See also. Taxonomy at Aphid Species File. Aphids on the World's Plants. Literature references.