Adelges piceae

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Noun1.Adelges piceae - a variety of adelgid
Adelges, genus Adelges - type genus of the Adelgidae: plant lice
adelgid - any of various insects that feed and form galls on conifers
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Balsam woolly adelgid, Adelges piceae (Ratzeburg) (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), an insect native to the fir forests of central Europe, was introduced to the United States around 1900 and is considered a pest of native North American true firs [1].
Johnson, "Effects of infestation by the balsam woolly aphid, Adelges Piceae (ratz.) on the ultrastructure of bodered-pit membranes of grand fir, Abies grandis (doug.) lindl," Journal of Experimental Botany, vol.
These forests have been impacted profoundly by an exotic insect, the balsam woolly adelgid (Adelges piceae Ratz.).