Planococcus ficus (Signoret),

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: 61

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Planococcus ficus (Signoret)
status

 

Planococcus ficus (Signoret) 

Dactylopius ficus  Signoret, 1875: 315. Pseudococcus vitis  Fernald, 1903.

Iran localities.

Elborz, Fars, Ghom, Khorasan -e Razavi, Markazi, Tehran.

Host plants.

Cucurbitaceae  : Citrullus vulgaris  ; Lythraceae  : Punica granatum  ; Moraceae  : Ficus carica  ; Vitaceae  : Vitis persica  .

References.

Asadeh and Mosaddegh (1991), Ben-Dov (1994), Ben-Dov et al. (2013), Cox (1989), Kaussari (1946), Kozár et al. (1996), Moghaddam (2006, 2009, 2013) and Williams and Moghaddam (2000).

Note.

This is the first record of Planococcus ficus  from the plant family Cucurbitaceae  .