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Adelges piceae (balsam woolly adelgid)

Synonyms: Chermes piceae

Wikipedia Abstract

Balsam woolly adelgids (Adelges piceae) are small wingless insects that infest and kill firs, especially balsam fir and Fraser fir. They are an invasive species from Europe introduced to the United States around 1900.
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Prey / Diet


Laricobius erichsoni[2]


Parasite of 
Abies balsamea (Canadian fir)[2]

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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