Neoaliturus haematoceps (Mulstant et Rey, 1855)

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: 487

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Neoaliturus haematoceps (Mulstant et Rey, 1855)


Neoaliturus haematoceps (Mulstant et Rey, 1855)  ( Fig. 33View FIGURES 26–45)

Recorded damage and economic importance in the orchards of Iran: A vector of citrus stubborn disease and also sesame phyllody ( Omidi et al. 2011).

Recorded damage in the orchards of other parts of the world: A potentional pest of olive orchards in Turkey. A vector for Spiroplasma citri  in Europe and a potential vector for stolbur (Stol) and Aster yellows (AY) in vineyards and a phytoplasma disease in carrot fields of Israel ( Orenstein et al. 2003, Bozbuga & Elekcioglu 2008).

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

Conclusion: The species is a serious disease vector in the orchards of Iran and other parts of the world.