Exochomus (Parexochomus) nigripennis Erichson, 1843

Ali, Muhammad, Ahmed, Khalil, Ali, Shaukat, Raza, Ghulam, Hussain, Ishtiaq, Nafees, Maisoor Ahmed & Anjum, Syed Ishtiaq, 2018, An annotated checklist of Coccinellidae with four new records from Pakistan (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae), ZooKeys 803, pp. 93-120: 93

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Exochomus (Parexochomus) nigripennis Erichson, 1843


Exochomus (Parexochomus) nigripennis Erichson, 1843  Fig. 13

General distribution.

northwestern India, Pakistan, Palaearctic, Africa (Poorani 2002).

Distribution in Sindh.

Tandojam, Mirpur Khas, Hyderabad, and Karachi (Ali, 2013).

Host plants and prey species in Sindh.

Aphis fabae  Theobald, Rhopalosiphum maidis  Fitch ( Aphididae  : Homoptera  ), Parlatoria  spp. ( Diaspididae  : Homoptera  ), Ferrisia virigata  (Ckll) ( Pseudococcidae  : Homoptera  ). It was recorded on trees and wild plants (Ali 2013).