Acrosternum heegeri Fieber, 1861,

Ghahari, Hassan, Moulet, Pierre & Rider, David A., 2014, An annotated catalog of the Iranian Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomomorpha), Zootaxa 3837 (1), pp. 1-95: 42

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Acrosternum heegeri Fieber, 1861
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Acrosternum heegeri Fieber, 1861 

Acrosternum heegeri Fieber, 1861  ; Rhaphigaster incerta  signoret, 1861: 935; Rhaphigaster submarginatus Stål  , 144; Acrosternum heegeri  var. simulans Stichel, 1961: 646  ; Acrosternum heegeri  var. rufata Stichel, 1961: 646  .

Distribution in Iran. Ardabil ( Modarres Awal 1987; Ghahari et al. 2010 a), Bushehr, Fars, Hormozgan, Khuzestan, Lorestan ( Hoberlandt 1997), East Azarbaijan ( Sadaghian et al. 2002; Havaskary et al. 2012), Golestan, Guilan, Mazandaran ( Hoberlandt 1997; Sakenin et al. 2008; Linnavuori 2008), Kerman ( Hoberlandt 1997; Zeinoddini Memand et al. 2012, 2013), Khorasan ( Hoberlandt 1997; Modarres Awal 2008), Sistan & Baluchestan ( Hoberlandt 1955, 1997; Seidenstücker 1957; Safavi 1959), Tehran ( Seidenstücker 1957), Iran (no locality cited) ( Rider 2006; Ribes & Pagola Carte 2013). According to Modarres Awal (1997 b), A. heegeri  is widely distributed in Iran.

General distribution. Ponto-Mediterranean (North Africa and Canary archipelago), Near East, Central Asia, Arabian Peninsula, extending to tropical Africa.

Host plants. On Prunus armeniaca  ( Rosaceae  ), Pinus  sp. ( Pinaceae  ) ( Modarres Awal 1987), Phaseolus  sp. ( Fabaceae  ), Peganum harmala  ( Zygophyllaceae  ), Pistacia vera  ( Anacardiaceae  ), Populus  sp. ( Salicaceae  ), Salicornia  sp. ( Chenopodiaceae  ) or Salsola  sp. ( Amaranthaceae  ), Seidlitzia rosmarinus  ( Amaranthaceae  ) ( Modarres Awal 1997 b); on various trees belonging to Cupressaceae  , Fagaceae  , Anacardiaceae  , Araliaceae  , Ranunculaceae ( Dusoulier & Lupoli 2006)  ; Xanthium occidentale (Sakenin et al. 2008)  , in pistachio garden ( Zeinoddini Memand et al. 2012, 2013), and also on Alhagi pseudalhagi  ( Fabaceae  ), Peganum harmala  ( Zygophyllaceae  ) ( Zeinoddini Memand et al. 2013). Also recorded on Juniperus  sp. ( Cupressaceae  ), Eucalyptus  sp. ( Myrtaceae  ), Euphorbia  sp. ( Euphorbiaceae  ), Rhamnus  sp. ( Rhamnaceae  ) (Ribes & Pagola Carte 2013).