Phricodus bessaci, Villiers, 1959,

Ghahari, Hassan, Moulet, Pierre & Rider, David A., 2014, An annotated catalog of the Iranian Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomomorpha), Zootaxa 3837 (1), pp. 1-95: 45

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3837.1.1

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scientific name

Phricodus bessaci
status

 

Phricodus bessaci  Villiers, 1959

Phricodus bessaci  Villiers, 1959: 1221; Phricodus pakistanensis Hamid, 1974: 303  ; Phricodus echinocoris Abbasi, 1986: 123.

Distribution in Iran. Hormozgan, Kerman ( Hoberlandt 1997), Iran (no locality cited) ( Rider 2006). General distribution. Eremian: Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan; in tropical Africa: Mauritania, Senegal, Sudan, Chad.

Host plants. Seems to live on Boraginaceae  and particularly on Heliotropum ( Derjanschi & Péricart 2005)  , in Iran on H. persicum ( Hoberlandt 1997)  . From the whole material of P. bessaci  collected in Iran, 54 % belong to macropterous and 46 % to brachypterous specimens of different stages ( Hoberlandt 1997).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Sapindales

Family

Anacardiaceae

Genus

Phricodus

Loc

Phricodus bessaci

Ghahari, Hassan, Moulet, Pierre & Rider, David A. 2014
2014
Loc

Phricodus pakistanensis

Hamid 1974: 303
1974
Loc

bessaci

Villiers 1959: 1221
1959