During summer the parasitoid Aphelinus mali may certainly reduce the infestation of woolly apple aphid (Eriosoma lanigerum), but studies on the single. Asante, S.K., and W. Danthanaryana. Development of Aphelinus mali, an endoparasitoid of woolly apple aphid, Eriosoma lanigerum. Bio-pesticide properties for Aphelinus mali, including approvals, environmental fate, eco-toxicity and human health issues.

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Henry’s law constant at 25 o C Pa m 3 mol Its transparent membranous wings are longer than its abdomen and fold flat along its back.

Relevant Environmental Water Quality Standards. Birds – Acute LD 50 mg kg This parasitoid is a parasite of aphids, particularly woolly aphids and is native to the northeastern parts of the United States. Earthworms apheinus Acute 14 day LC 50 mg kg Aphelinus mali Haldeman Hymenoptera: The larvae and pupae remain hidden inside the host; the larvae are yellow with red eyes, and the pupae are black.


Aphelinus mali

The egg hatches in about 3 days, and larval development takes about 10 to 12 days. The larva takes ten to twelve days to develop before pupating inside the body of its host. Molecular mass g mol Look for woolly apple aphid mummies with circular exit holes. Monday 08 January Contact: Although it can fly, it prefers to walk and jump, and often conceals itself under leaves.

Aphelinus mali – Bugs For Bugs

This small alhelinus, native to the northeastern United States, parasitizes woolly apple aphid by laying its eggs directly into the body of the aphid. General human health issues. It was introduced in to the orchards of the Pacific Northwest in the region of Hood River and spread naturally.

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Articles with ‘species’ microformats. No, known not to cause a problem: Aquatic plants – Acute 7 day EC 50biomass mg l By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Adult is reddish brown to purple but is usually concealed beneath a white, cotton-like substance secreted from the aphid’s abdomen.


US EPA chemical code. The pupal stage is also spent inside the aphid’s body.

Apples and other top fruit. Cultural practices that encourage these predators will enhance biological control of woolly apple aphid. The larva, which develops inside the aphid’s body, is elongated or shield shaped. Research in Washington indicates that a large complex of generalist predators, including lady beetles, syrphid fly larvae, green lacewings, and Deraeocoris brevisis at least as important as A.

Q3 No adverse effects identified or expected.

Aphelinus mali – Wikipedia

Solubility – In water at 20 o C mg l The total life cycle takes 20 to 25 days. Threshold of Toxicological Concern Cramer Class. Peak activity of adult parasitoids corresponds with peaks in woolly apple aphid nymph production in the spring and fall.