Asymmetrasca decedens (Paoli, 1932)

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: 491

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4420.4.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A7D21075-9BFE-4BED-9663-1E18BE4226BC

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/A82F8795-7F16-FFE4-FF3E-5A62FC48FBA9

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Asymmetrasca decedens (Paoli, 1932)
status

 

Asymmetrasca decedens (Paoli, 1932) 

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

Recorded damage in the orchards of other parts of the world: An occasional pest on citrus in Yugoslavia, Italy and Spain. A potentional pest in olive orchards in Turkey. A vector of ' Ca. Phytoplasma prunorum' (European stone fruit yellow phytoplasma), a potential career of almond witches’ broom phytoplasma (AlmWB) and tested positive to apricot chlorotic leaf roll ( ACLR) and phytoplasma in Lebanon ( Reuther 1989; Bozbuga & Elekcioglu 2008; Dakhil et al., 2011; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine 2012).

Recorded distribution in Iran: West and northeast ( Mozaffarian & Wilson 2016).

Conclusion: The vector status of this species in Iran needs further study.