Andrallus spinidens (Fabricius, 1787),

Ghahari, Hassan, Moulet, Pierre & Rider, David A., 2014, An annotated catalog of the Iranian Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomomorpha), Zootaxa 3837 (1), pp. 1-95: 11

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

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scientific name

Andrallus spinidens (Fabricius, 1787)
status

 

Andrallus spinidens (Fabricius, 1787) 

Cimex spinidens Fabricius, 1787: 285  ; Asopus geometricus Burmeister, 1835: 380  ; Pentatoma aliena Westwood, 1837: 40  ; Acanthidium cinctum Montrouzier, 1858: 252  ; Audin etia aculeata Ellenrieder, 1862: 137; Apateticus ludovicianus Stoner, 1917: 462  .

Distribution in Iran. Guilan ( Linnavuori 2008; Ghahari et al. 2011 a), Hormozgan ( Hoberlandt 1997), Khorasan ( Modarres Awal 1996 a, 1997 b, 2008), Khuzestan ( Hoberlandt 1955, 1997; Safavi 1959; Modarres Awal 1997 b; Linnavuori 2012), Mazandaran ( Modarres Awal 1997 b; Sakenin et al. 2008; Ghahari et al. 2008 a, b, 2009, 2011 a), Semnan ( Kalaii et al. 2013), Northern Iran (no locality cited) ( Mohaghegh 2006), Iran (no locality cited) ( Safavi 1976; Rider 2006; Mohaghegh 2008).

General distribution. Italy, Greece, Central Asia (incl. Caucasus), Egypt (Sinai), Japan, Australia, Tropical Asia, tropical Africa, New World (North, Central and South America).

Comments. In mountain forests with Fagus  sp. ( Fagaceae  ), Fraxinus  sp. ( Oleaceae  ) ( Linnavuori 2008), on Abutilon theophrasti  ( Malvaceae  ), Oryza sativa  ( Poaceae  ) (Sakenin et al. 2008), in rice fields on Absena velvetleaf ( Malvaceae  ), Ricinus communis  ( Euphorbiaceae  ), Ziziphus spina-christi  ( Rhamnaceae  ) ( Ghahari et al. 2008 a), in cotton fields on Alcea hyrcana  , and Malva montana  (both Malvaceae  ) ( Ghahari et al. 2011 a).

Andrallus spinidens  is a powerful predator of Chilo suppressalis Walkr  ( Lepidoptera  : Pyralidae  ) ( Modarres Awal 1997 b; Ghahari et al. 2009), Naranga aenescens Moore  ( Lepidoptera  : Noctuidae  ) in the rice fields of northern Iran (Ghahari et al. 2009), and Melanitis leda (Linnaeus)  ( Lepidoptera  : Satyridae  ); it can suck dead caterpillars ( Péricart 2010).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pentatomidae

Genus

Andrallus

Loc

Andrallus spinidens (Fabricius, 1787)

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

Apateticus ludovicianus

Stoner 1917: 462
1917
Loc

Acanthidium cinctum

Montrouzier 1858: 252
1858
Loc

Pentatoma aliena

Westwood 1837: 40
1837
Loc

Asopus geometricus

Burmeister 1835: 380
1835
Loc

Cimex spinidens

Fabricius 1787: 285
1787