Macrosteles sexnotatus (Fallen, 1806)

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: 486

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Macrosteles sexnotatus (Fallen, 1806)


Macrosteles sexnotatus (Fallen, 1806)  ( Figs 30View FIGURES 26–45 and 48 a –bView 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: Recorded as a potential vector for Bois noir/ Stolbur phytoplasma and Grapevine Yellow (GY) in vineyards of Europe ( Bosco et al. 2008; Batlle et al. 2000).

Recorded distribution in Iran: Centre and south ( Mozaffarian & Wilson 2016).

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