Nephus (Bipunctatus) includens (KIRSCH 1870)

Fallahzadeh, M., Abdimaleki, R. & Saghaei, N., 2013, Contribution to the Knowledge of the Ladybird beetles (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae), Predators of Mealybugs (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae) in Hormozgan Province, Southern Iran, Linzer biologische Beiträge 45 (1), pp. 673-679: 675

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5412908

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/92176766-1F76-4F21-AF9F-2700A253CDB2

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Marcus

scientific name

Nephus (Bipunctatus) includens (KIRSCH 1870)
status

 

Nephus (Bipunctatus) includens (KIRSCH 1870)  

M a t e r i a l:433, Rodan, 15.09.2009, ex N. viridis   on Citrus ( Rutaceae   ); 19♀♀, 333, Minab 18.02.2010, ex N. viridis   on Citrus; 17♀♀, 1633, Rodan, 3.09.2010, ex N. viridis   on Citrus; 12♀♀, 433, Minab 12.06.2010, ex N. viridis   on Citrus; 1♀, 233, Rodan, 16.07.2010, ex N. viridis   on Citrus; 54♀♀, 333, Rodan, 14.10.2010, ex N. viridis   on Citrus; 6♀♀, Rodan, 17.12.2010, ex N. viridis   on Citrus; 13, Rodan, 20.12.2010, ex N. viridis   on Citrus.

R e m a r k s: It has been recorded as a predator of the mealybug Nipaecoccus viridis (Newstead)   (ASADEH & MOSSADEGH 1991, MOSSADEGH & KOCHEILI 1993, NOVIN 2000), Planococcus citri (RISSO)   ( ARGYRIOU et al. 1976, KONTODIMAS et al. 2005).

D i s t r i b u t i o n: West Africa ( Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, Canary Islands); Mediterranean Europe, Africa and Near East ( Portugal, Greece, Sicily, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Syria, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Yemen and UAE ( FÜRSCH 1979, 1986, RAIMUNDO 1992, 1994, RAIMUNDO & VAN HARTEN 2000, RAIMUNDO et al. 2006, 2008).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Coccinellidae

Genus

Nephus