Psammotettix striata (Linnaeus, 1758)

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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Psammotettix striata (Linnaeus, 1758)


Psammotettix striata (Linnaeus, 1758)  ( Figs 34View FIGURES 26–45 and 51View FIGURES 45–60)

Recorded damage and economic importance in the orchards of Iran: Not recorded.

Recorded damage in the orchards of other parts of the world: A potential pest of olive orchards in Turkey. A potential vector for Bois noir/ Stolbur phytoplasma ( Batlle et al. 2000; Bozbuga & Elekcioglu 2008; Drobnjaković et al. 2010).

Recorded distribution in Iran: Southern slopes of Alborz to Persian Gulf ( Mozaffarian & Wilson 2016).

Conclusion: The pest status of the species needs to be studied in Iran.