Eurygaster testudinaria testudinaria (Geoffroy, 1785),

Ghahari, Hassan, Moulet, Pierre & Rider, David A., 2014, An annotated catalog of the Iranian Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomomorpha), Zootaxa 3837 (1), pp. 1-95: 75-76

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scientific name

Eurygaster testudinaria testudinaria (Geoffroy, 1785)
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Eurygaster testudinaria testudinaria (Geoffroy, 1785) 

Cimex testudinarius Geoffroy, 1785: 195  ; Eurygaster maura  var. notatus Ferrari, 1874: 119  ; Eurygaster maura  var. cinerea Rey, 1887: 1  ; Eurygaster maura  var. grisescens Rey, 1888: 92  ; Eurygaster maura  var. rufescens Oliveira, 1895: 105  ; Eurugaster sodalis  Horváth, 1895: 221; Eurygaster maura  var. borealis Péneau, 1911: 174  ; Eurygaster sodalis  var. decorata Péneau, 1911: 179  .

Distribution in Iran. East Azarbaijan ( Brown & Eralp 1962), Guilan, Khorasan ( Linnavuori 2008), Mazandaran ( Modarres Awal 1997 b; Sakenin et al. 2008), Iran (no locality cited) ( Khanjani 2006; Göllner-Scheiding 2006 b).

General distribution. Palearctic.

Host plants. On Cyperaceae ( Linnavuori 2008)  and on wheat ( Modarres Awal 1997 b; Khanjani 2006), Hibiscus trionum  , Malva montana  (both Malvaceae  ), Vicia faba  ( Fabaceae  ) (Sakenin et al. 2008). On Poaceae  and Cyperaceaea in wet biotopes ( Dusoulier & Lupoli 2006).

Comment. Several varieties (without taxonomic value) have been described for this species, e.g. obscuratus, triguttatus, tuberculatus  , lurida, inclusa  , punctulata by Wagner 1938, 1940; flavida, rosea, nigrita by Halászfy 1959.

Another subspecies ( testudinaria  sinica Walker, 1867) has been described from China and is distributed in China, Korea and Japan; according to Göllner-Scheiding (2006 b) it is a "poorly differentiated subspecies".

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Scutelleridae

Genus

Eurygaster

Loc

Eurygaster testudinaria testudinaria (Geoffroy, 1785)

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

var. borealis Péneau, 1911: 174

Peneau 1911: 174
1911
Loc

var. decorata Péneau, 1911: 179

Peneau 1911: 179
1911
Loc

var. rufescens

Oliveira 1895: 105
1895
Loc

sodalis

Horvath 1895: 221
1895
Loc

var. grisescens

Rey 1888: 92
1888
Loc

var. cinerea

Rey 1887: 1
1887
Loc

var. notatus

Ferrari 1874: 119
1874
Loc

Cimex testudinarius

Geoffroy 1785: 195
1785