Mercetaspis halli (Green),

Moghaddam, Masumeh, 2013, An annotated checklist of the scale insects of Iran (Hemiptera, Sternorrhyncha, Coccoidea) with new records and distribution data, ZooKeys 334, pp. 1-92: 37

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.334.5818

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scientific name

Mercetaspis halli (Green)
status

 

Mercetaspis halli (Green) 

Lepidosaphes (Coccomytilus) halli  Green, 1923: 63. Nilotaspis halli  Ferris, 1941.

Iran localities.

Ardabil, Azarbaijan -e Garbi, Azarbaijan -e Sharghi, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, Esfahan, Fars, Hamadan, Kerman, Kermanshah, Kohgilouyeh & Boyerahmad, Lorestan, Sistan & Balouchestan, Yazd.

Host plants.

Anacardiaceae  : Pistacia khinjuk  ; Fabaceae  : Astragalus  sp., Ebenus stellata  ; Rosaceae  : Amygdalus communis  , Amygdalus lycioides  , Amygdalus persica  , Amygdalus reuteri  , Amygdalus scoparia  , Armeniaca vulgaris  , Prunus amygdalus  , Prunus armeniaca  , Prunus domestica  , Prunus persica  , Prunus reuteri  , Prunus sorparia  , Prunus spinosa  .

References.

Balachowsky (1954), Ben-Dov et al. (2013), Borchsenius (1966), Farahbakhsh (1961), Kaussari (1946, 1955), Kozár (1998), Kozár et al. (1996), Miller and Davidson (2005), Moghaddam (2004), Moghaddam and Tavakoli (2010) and Seghatoleslami (1977).

Notes.

This is the first record of Mercetaspis halli  from the plant family Anacardiaceae  .