Mesophantia pallens Melichar, 1902

Mozaffarian, Fariba, 2018, An Identification key to the species of Auchenorrhyncha of Iranian fauna recorded as pests in orchards and a review on the pest status of the species, Zootaxa 4420 (4), pp. 475-501: 482-483

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4420.4.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A7D21075-9BFE-4BED-9663-1E18BE4226BC

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A82F8795-7F01-FFFC-FF3E-5EB9FBDFFEB4

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Mesophantia pallens Melichar, 1902
status

 

Mesophantia pallens Melichar, 1902  ( Figs 6a –bView FIGURES 1–11 and 16a –cView FIGURES 12–19)

Recorded damage and economic importance in the orchards of Iran: Causing mild economic damage to leaves and branches of almond ( Rajabi 1991).

Recorded damage in the orchards of other parts of the world: Not recorded.

Recorded distribution in Iran: From south slopes of Alborz Mountain to Persian Gulf ( Mozaffarian & Wilson 2011). 

Conclusion: The species is endemic to Iran and its pest status needs to be studied.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Flatidae

Genus

Mesophantia

Loc

Mesophantia pallens Melichar, 1902

Mozaffarian, Fariba 2018
2018
Loc

Mesophantia pallens

Melichar 1902
1902