Nabis (Aspilaspis) viridulus Spinola, 1837

Novoselsky, T., Freidberg, A., Dorchin, N., Meltzer, N. & Kerzhner, I., 2014, The Nabidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of Israel and the Sinai Peninsula, Zootaxa 3827 (4), pp. 471-492 : 485-487

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Nabis (Aspilaspis) viridulus Spinola, 1837
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Nabis (Aspilaspis) viridulus Spinola, 1837

( Figs. 22–23 View FIGURES 15 – 26 , 27, 29 View FIGURES 27 – 30. 27 – 28 , 35 View FIGURES 35 – 38 , 39 View FIGURES 39 – 45 , 56–58 View FIGURES 56 – 61 , 68 View FIGURES 67 – 72 )

Material examined. 'Akko, 10.viii. 1976, D. Simon, (fifth instar), 9.ix. 1991, A. Freidberg (1 ♂), 21.x. 1996, A. Freidberg (1 ♀), 21.x. 1996, L. Friedman, (2 ♂, 2 ♀, 1 fifth instar), 16.vii. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (22 ♂, 13 ♀); 'Akko swamp, 25.x. 1994, A. Freidberg (1 ♂, 1 ♀), 25.x. 1994, I. Yarom (1 ♂); 'Emeq Zevulun, 9.iii. 1999, N. Meltser, (from Tamarix parviflora ) (4 ♂, 12 ♀); Park haYarden, 16.xi. 1982, Y. Zvik (1 ♀), 14.iv. 1999, N. Meltser (from Tamarix sp.) (1 ♂, 9 ♀); Haifa, 27.vii. 1976, A. Freidberg (1 ♂), 21.viii. 1976, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Dor, 26.v. 1961, Akstein (1 ♀); Park Caesarea, 16.ii. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♀); 23.ii. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (4 ♀); 7.ix. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 ♀); 18.xi. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂, 1 ♀); 29.iii. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂); 27.iv. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♀); 7.v. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 ♀); 3.ix. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂, 2 ♀, 1 fourth instar; 4.x. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 fourth instar); 25.xi. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂, 1 ♀); 22.ii. 2000, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♀); Park HaYarqon, 10.v. 2000, N. Meltser (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♀); Savyon [Savion], 23.x. 1982, Y. Zvik (3 ♂, 4 ♀), 1, 12.ix. 1982, Y. Zvik (1 ♀), 15.v. 1983, Y. Zvik (1 ♀), 21.vi. 1983, Y. Zvik (1 ♂), 8.x. 1990, Y. Zvik (2 ♂, 1 ♀); Bat-Yam, 12.xi. 1957, H. Bytinski-Salz (1 ♂, 1 ♀); Holon, 9.ix. 1972, A. Lupo (1 ♀); Park Ashqelon, 19.iii. 1999, N. Meltser (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (9 ♂, 9 ♀); 8.ix. 2000, N. Meltser (from Tamarix jordanis ) (6 ♂); Ziqim, 26.i. 1993, A. Freidberg (1 ♂, 1 ♀); 'Enot Zuqim, 22.iv. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix jordanis ) (1 fifth instar), 27.v. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (4 ♂, 6 ♀, 2 fourth instar, 4 fifth instar); 7.vii. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (3 ♂), (from Tamarix jordanis ) (1 ♂); 24.ix. 1998, N. Meltser, (from Tamarix nilotica ) (4 ♂); 1.ii. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (5 ♂, 1 ♀), (from Tamarix jordanis ) (1 ♂); 3.iii. 1999, N. Meltser, (from Tamarix nilotica ) 12 ♂, 17 ♀, 2 second instar); 2.vi. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (4 ♂, 3 third instar), (from Tamarix jordanis ) (1 ♀); 7.vii. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (24 ♂, 11 ♀); 10.ix. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 ♂), (from Tamarix jordanis ) (1 ♂); 5.x. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂, 2 ♀, 2 third instar, 1 fourth instar), (from Tamarix jordanis ) (1 ♂); 16.xi. 1999, N. Meltser (from Tamarix nilotica ) (23 ♂, 12 ♀, 3 fourth instar, 1 fifth instar); 22.xi. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 ♂, 2 ♀), (from Tamarix jordanis ) (4 ♂, 2 ♀); 26.i. 2000, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂); 12.iv. 2000, (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 third instar), from Tamarix jordanis ) (3 third instar, 2 fourth instar, 2 fifth instar); 26.v. 2000, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko, (from Tamarix jordanis ) (2 ♂, 1 ♀, 1 second instar, 1 fifth instar); 19.vi. 2000, N. Meltser, (from Tamarix nilotica ) (37 ♂, 15 ♀), (1 second instar, 1 third instar, 7 fourth instar); Ma'agan Mikha'èl, 23.iv. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (2 second instar, 1 third instar); 20.v. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (15 ♂, 19 ♀, 8 fifth instar); 24.vii. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (8 ♂, 5 ♀, 3 fifth instar); 7.ix. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (2 ♂, 2 seond instar, 4 third instar, 2 fifth instar); 18.xi. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (2 ♂); 30.iii. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (1 ♂, 2 ♀); 27.iv. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna , 1 third instar) (1 fourth instar); 28.v. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (17 ♂, 15 ♀); 30.v. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (4 ♂, 1 ♀, 1 fifth instar); 3.ix. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (1 ♀, 1 fourth instar, 1 fifth instar); 25.xi. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (1 ♀, 1 fifth instar); 3.ix. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (1 third instar); 25.xi. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (3 ♂, 8 ♀, 3 fourth instar, 1 fifth instar); 19.iv. 2000, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (1 ♀); 20.vi. 2000, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (16 ♂, 8 ♀, 2 third instar, 3 fourth instar); 14.vii. 2000, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix tetragyna ) (6 ♂, 2 ♀); 'Enot Samar, 3.iii. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix sp.) (1 ♀); 22.iv. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko, (from Tamarix sp.) (2 ♂, 3 fourth instar); 31.v. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix sp.) (3 ♂, 1 ♀); 7.vii. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 ♂); 10.ix. 1998, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂, 1 fifth instar); 24.xi. 1998, N. Meltser (from Tamarix nilotica ) (9 ♂, 17 ♀); 31.xii. 1998, N. Meltser (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 ♂, 3 ♀); 25.viii. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (1 ♂, 1 fifth instar); 5.x. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 ♂, 3 ♀); 22.xi. 1999, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (2 ♂, 3 ♀, 1 third instar, 1 fourth instar, 1 fifth instar); 26.i. 2000, N. Meltser & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix nilotica ) (6 ♂); Newè Zohar, 6.iv. 1999, N. Meltser (from Tamarix nilotica ) (4 ♂, 9 ♀); 15.iv. 1999, N. Meltser (from Tamarix nilotica ) (19 ♂, 10 ♀); En Boqeq, J. Kugler (1 ♂); 15.vi. 1970, J. Kugler (1 ♂); Neot haKikkar, 20.v. 1974, A. Freidberg (1 ♂); Nahal Zin, 6.v. 1998, I. Yarom & V. Kravchenko (from Tamarix sp.) (1 ♂, 1 ♀); Gevulot, 14.xii. 1985, E. Shney-Dor (1 ♂, 1 ♀); Ze`elim, 6.xi. 1976, A. Freidberg (1 ♀); Nahal Besor [Nahal Bsor], 6.xi. 1976, M. Kaplan (1 ♂, 1 ♀); Bor Mashash, 25.iii. 1987, Y. Zvik (1 ♂, 1 ♀); Qezi'ot [Qziot], 22.vii. 1985, I. Nussbaum (1 ♂); Park Yeroham, 5.iv. 1999, N. Meltser (from Tamarix nilotica ) (3 ♂); 'En 'Aqev [Low. 'En-'Akav], 21.xi. 1983, I. Nussbaum (1 ♀); Sappir pond, 9.viii. 1996, A. Freidberg (2 ♂, 2 ♀).

Distribution. Palaearctic. Mediterranean, extending to Tajikistan and Iran. General distribution in Israel: Fig. 68 View FIGURES 67 – 72 .

Previous records. Bodenheimer, 1937: 205 (“ Palestine ”); Linnavuori, 1961: 38 ( Beer Mashash, Deganya, Eilat, ‘Ein Gedi, Gvuloth, Herzliyya, Taninim, Yotvata; Kerzhner, 1981: 196 (Haifa).

Biology. This species occurs in Israel on Tamarix tetragyna , T. parviflora , T. nilotica , T. jordanis and other undetermined Tamarix species. Individuals were collected throughout the year and second to fifth instar larvae were found as early as March, indicating that this is a multivoltine species that is active in all seasons, including winter.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Nabidae

Genus

Nabis