Lygus pratensis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Ghahari, Hassan & Chérot, Frédéric, 2014, An annotated catalog of the Iranian Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha), Zootaxa 3845 (1), pp. 1-101: 20-21

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Lygus pratensis (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Lygus pratensis (Linnaeus, 1758) 

Distribution in Iran. Alborz ( Farahbakhsh 1961), Ardabil ( Modarres Awal 1987 under the combination Exolygus pratensis  ; Linnavuori 2007; Havaskary et al. 2012), East Azarbaijan ( Farshbaf Pour-Abad 2000 under the combination Exolygus pratensis  ; Khalilzadeh 2008 under the combination Exolygus pratensis  ; Modarres Awal 1997 a; Linnavuori 2009; Sadeghi et al. 2009; Gharaat et al. 2009; Khaghaninia et al. 2010 a, c; Khaghaninia et al. 2011), Fars (Linnavuori 2009; Zarei et al. 2012), Golestan ( Khormali 2000; Heiss & Linnavuori 2002; Karimian & Khormali 2006 under the spelling Ligus [sic] pratensis  ; Linnavuori 2007; Ghahari et al. 2011), Guilan ( Linnavuori 2007), Hamadan ( Khanjani & Kalafchi 2000; Mirab-balou et al. 2007, 2008; Mirab-balou & Radjabi 2013), Isfahan (Linnavuori 2009), Kerman (Linnavuori 2009; Memand et al. 2012), Kermanshah (Linnavuori 2009), Khorasan ( Modarres Awal 1997 b; Linnavuori & Modarres Awal 1999; Heiss & Linnavuori 2002; Havaskary et al. 2010; Ghahari et al. 2011), Kordestan (Linnavuori 2009; Ebrahimi et al. 2012), Kohgiluyeh & Boyerahmad (Linnavuori 2009), Lorestan (Linnavuori 2009), Markazi (Linnavuori 2009; Arkani et al. 2011), Mazandaran (Heiss & Linnavuori 2002; Linnavuori 2007; Ghahari et al. 2008 a; Wagner 1968 a under the combination Exolygus pratensis  ), Semnan ( Kiritshenko 1949; Hoberlandt 1954 as from Khorasan; Farahbakhsh 1961), Tehran ( Linnavuori 2007), West Azarbaijan (Linnavuori 2009; Gharaat et al. 2009), Zanjan ( Linnavuori 2007; Askari et al. 2009), Iran (no locality cited) ( Lindberg 1938; Kerzhner & Josifov 1999); generally distributed ( Modarres Awal 1997 c).

General distribution and hosts. Holopalaearctic species, observed on numerous plants including, Avena sativa  ( Modarres Awal 1997 b), Chenopodium album ( Ebrahimi et al. 2012)  , Dacus carota ( Ebrahimi et al. 2012)  , kanaf ( Farahbakhsh 1961; Modarres Awal 1997 c), lucerne ( Farahbakhsh 1961; Modarres Awal 1997 c), Medicago sativa ( Ebrahimi et al. 2012)  , Pisum sativum ( Ebrahimi et al. 2012)  , potato ( Farahbakhsh 1961; Modarres Awal 1997 c; Askari et al. 2009; Ebrahimi et al. 2012), sugar beet ( Farahbakhsh 1961; Modarres Awal 1997 c), sunflower ( Farahbakhsh 1961; Modarres Awal 1997 c), sainfoin ( Modarres Awal 1997 c), tamariks (Modarres Awal 1997; Askari et al. 2009), Triflium sp. ( Ebrahimi et al. 2012) and Vaccaria pyramidata  ( Ghahari et al. 2008 a) in different environments such undergrowth in deciduous forests (Linnavuori 2009), alfalfa ( Khanjani & Kalafchi 2000; Mirab-balou et al. 2007, 2008; Khaghaninia et al. 2010 c, 2011; Farshbaf Pour-Abad 2000; Khalilzadeh 2008) cotton ( Farahbakhsh 1961; Modarres Awal 1997 c; Khormali 2000; Ghahari et al. 2011) or rice fields ( Ghahari et al. 2008 a).

Lygus punctatus (Zetterstedt, 1838) 

Listed from Hamadan by Khanjani & Kalafchi (2000), Mirab-balou et al. (2007, 2008) and Mirab-balou & Radjabi (2013). The records from Iran and Pakistan need confirmation ( Aukema et al. 2013). General distribution. Widely distributed in Europe and Northern Palaearctic Asia.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Lygus