Planococcus citri (Risso),

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: 60-61

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Planococcus citri (Risso)
status

 

Planococcus citri (Risso) 

Dorthesia citri  Risso, 1813: 416. Pseudococcus citri  Cockerell, 1902.

Iran localities.

Fars, Gilan, Golestan, Khouzestan, Markazi, Mazandaran, Tehran.

Host plants.

Apocynaceae  : Adenium obesum  , Nerium oleander  ; Arecaceae  : Chamacyparis lawsoniana  ; Caryophyllaceae  : Dianthus barbatus  ; Crassulaceae  : Crassula  sp.; Cupressaceae  : Cupressus  sp.; Ebenaceae  : Diospyros kaki  ; Euphorbiaceae  : Codiaeum variegatum  , Euphorbia pulcherrima  ; Moraceae  : Ficus benjamina  , Ficus carica  , Ficus elastica  , Morus alba  ; Oleaceae  : Forsythia intermedia  , Fraxinus excelsior  ; Platanaceae  : Platanus orientalis  ; Poaceae  : Oryza sativa  ; Rutaceae  : Citrus bigaradia  , Citrus sinensis  ; Rosaceae  : Rosa  sp.; Strelitziaceae  : Strelitzia alba  .

References.

Afchar (1937), Asadeh and Mosaddegh (1991), Ben-Dov et al. (2013), Bodenheimer (1944), Farahbakhsh (1961), Kozár et al. (1996), Moghaddam (2006, 2009, 2010, 2013), William and Moghaddam (1999).

Note.

These are the first records of Planococcus citri  from the plant families Caryophyllaceae  , Crassulaceae  and Cupressaceae  .