Contigaspis zillae (Hall),

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: 18-19

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Contigaspis zillae (Hall)


Contigaspis zillae (Hall) 

Pinnaspis zillae  Hall, 1923: 27-28.

Iran localities.

Azarbaijan -e Sharghi, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari, Golestan, Hormozgan, Sistan & Balouchestan, Tehran.

Host plants.

Amaranthaceae  : Bassia prostrata  ; Borajinaceae  : Heliotropium  sp.; Fabaceae  : Indigofera argentea  ; Lamiaceae  : Thymus vulgaris  ; Rosaceae  : Crataegus azarollus  .


Ben-Dov et al. (2013), Borchsenius (1966), Borchsenius and Williams (1963), Farahbakhsh (1961), Kaussari (1955), Kozár (1998), Kozár et al. (1996), Moghaddam (2010) and Seghatoleslami (1977).


These are the first records of Contigaspis zillae  from the plant families Lamiaceae  and Rosaceae  .