Idioscopus clypealis (Lethierry, 1889)

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: 490

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Idioscopus clypealis (Lethierry, 1889)


Idioscopus clypealis (Lethierry, 1889)  ( Figs 38 a –cView FIGURES 26–45 and 54a –bView FIGURES 45–60)

Recorded damage and economic importance in the orchards of Iran: A pest on mango and tropical fruits ( Pezhman & Rajabi 2002; Koliayee et al. 2012; Saeed et al. 2013)

Recorded damage in the orchards of other parts of the world: An economic pest in Pakistan, India, southeast Asia and Australia ( Fletcher & Dangerfield 2002; Varshneya & Ranam 2008)

Recorded distribution in Iran: Southeast ( Mozaffarian & Wilson 2016).

Conclusion: Pezhman & Rajabi (2002) mentioned the species as the most serious pest on mango and the main factor of crop losses in Southern Iran. However, according to Koliayee et al (2012), in spite of the high density of the population on mango, it does not injure the tree economically.