Miris persicus (Reuter 1876)

Ghahari, Hassan & Chérot, Frédéric, 2014, An annotated catalog of the Iranian Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha), Zootaxa 3845 (1), pp. 1-101: 22-23

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3845.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C77D93A3-6AB3-4887-8BBB-ADC9C584FFEC

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EE9431-FF98-2D76-FF1A-F8CABF2CF87B

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Plazi

scientific name

Miris persicus (Reuter 1876)
status

 

Miris persicus (Reuter 1876) 

Distribution in Iran. Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari ( Ghahari et al. 2011), Golestan (Reuter 1876 under the combination Pycnoptera persica  , female holotype from Astrabad = Gorgan; Kerzhner & Josifov 1999; Ghahari & Ostovan 2006), Kordestan (Abd-Rabou & Ghahari 2005), Mazandaran ( Ghahari & Ostovan 2006; Ghahari et al.

2008 b), Tehran ( Ghahari et al. 2011), Northern Iran (no locality cited) ( Farahbakhsh 1961; Modarres Awal 1997 c). General distribution, hosts and prey. Azerbaijan, Iran; on hawthorn ( Farahbakhsh 1961), Malva parviflora ( Ghahari et al. 2011)  , Vaccaria pyramidata (Abd-Rabou & Ghahari 2005)  , whitethorn ( Modarres Awal 1997 c) and Xanthium spinosum  ( Ghahari et al. 2008 b), but also in cotton and rice fields ( Ghahari et al. 2011). Predator of aphids, mites ( Modarres Awal 1997 c) and Bemisia tabaci Gennadius  ( Hemiptera  : Aleyrodidae  ) ( Ghahari & Ostovan 2006).