Hairs and wax patches

Hairs and wax patches

Abdominal hairs can be short or long. Their shape can be pointed, capitate or spatulate. Wax glands exist in several families; they secrete a wax spray and sometimes long filaments.

Différents types de soies

A Pointed hairs (Cinara, Therioaphis...)
B Capitate hairs (Chaetosiphon, Capitophorus...)
C Spatulate hairs (Chaitophorus...)

Therioaphis trifolii
(pointed hairs)

Cinara tujafilina
(hairs and wax patches)

Eriosoma laginerum
(wax patches)

Phyllaphis fagi
(wax patches and filaments)

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 23 November 2010 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet