Adelgids are aphid like insects that suck the sap from conifers. Often covered in a white waxy material some also induce galls.

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Larch adelgid (Adelges laricis) on larch (Larix sp.)

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Common name Adelgids
Scientific name Adelgidae
Plants affected Conifers
Main symptoms Fluffy white wax, some species cause galls
Most active Year round

What are adelgids?

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