Poophilus costalis (Walker, 1851)

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: 484

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Poophilus costalis (Walker, 1851)


Poophilus costalis (Walker, 1851)  ( Figs 24 and 25a –eView FIGURES 20–25)

Recorded damage and economic importance in the orchards of Iran: Pest causing minor damage on fruit trees (Koliayee et al. 2012).

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

Recorded distribution in Iran: Nearly all of Iran ( Mozaffarian & Wilson 2015).

Conclusion: Koliayee et al. (2012) stated that the species injured fruit trees previously but significant populations have not been observed in recent years.