Hyperaspis polita WEISE 1885

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: 676

publication ID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/92176766-1F77-4F20-AF9F-2231A49FCB3B

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Marcus

scientific name

Hyperaspis polita WEISE 1885
status

 

Hyperaspis polita WEISE 1885  

M a t e r i a l: 4♀♀, 13, Minab, 30.04.2009, ex M. hirsutus   on Abutilon fruticosum GUILL & PERR.   ( Malvaceae   ); 6♀♀, 13, Rodan, 15.09.2009, ex N. viridis   on Citrus; 8♀♀, Bandar-e-Abbas, 30.11.2009, ex P. solenopsis   on Sesamum orientale   L. ( Pedaliaceae   ); 13, Bandar-e-Abbas, 30.05.2009, ex N. viridis   on Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.   ( Rhamnaceae   ); 2♀♀, 633, Rodan, 3.09.2010, ex N. viridis   on Citrus; 333, Bandar-e-Abbas, 30.11.2009, ex P. solenopsis   on Sesamum orientale   L. ( Pedaliaceae   ); 233, Bandar-e-Abbas, 14.06.2010, ex P. solenopsis   on Lantana camara   L ( Verbenaceae   ); 4♀♀, 13, Minab, 18.09.2010, ex P. solenopsis   on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis   L. ( Malvaceae   ).

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, HESAMI & FALLAHZADEH 2004), Planococcus vovae (NASONOV) (LOTFALIZADEH & AHMADI 2000)   , Maconellicoccus hirsutus (GREEN) ( FALLAHZADEH & HESAMI 2004)   , Planococcus ficus (SIGNORET) ( FALLAHZADEH et al. 2011)   .

D i s t r i b u t i o n: Lebanon and the coastal areas of the Eastern Mediterranean region, Turkey, Iran to Pakistan and dry regions in South Western Asia ( YAZDANI 1990, RAIMUNDO & VAN HARTEN 2000, RAIMUNDO et al. 2006).