Atractotomus

Ghahari, Hassan & Chérot, Frédéric, 2014, An annotated catalog of the Iranian Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha), Zootaxa 3845 (1), pp. 1-101: 50

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-FFBC-2D51-FF1A-FC32BAE2FDDC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Atractotomus
status

 

« Atractotomus  » mali (Meyer-Dür, 1843)

Distribution in Iran. Ardabil, Tehran ( Linnavuori 2007), West Azarbaijan ( Mostaan 1993; Modarres Awal 1997 c), Iran (no locality cited) ( Aukema et al. 2013).

General distribution, hosts and prey. West Palaearctic species; living on deciduous trees such Crataegus  sp., Malus  sp., Pyrus  sp. and Sorbus  sp. ( Linnavuori 2007). Predator notably of European red mite Panonychus ulmi (Koch, 1836)  ( Mostaan 1993; Modarres Awal 1997 c).

Comments. According to Stonedahl (1990) and Schwartz & Stonedahl (2004), “ A.” mali does not belong to the genus Atractotomus  and should be reclassified in another genus, probably to describe still.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae