Contigaspis davatchii Kaussari

Moghaddam, Masumeh, 2013, An annotated checklist of the scale insects of Iran (Hemiptera, Sternorrhyncha, Coccoidea) with new records and distribution data, ZooKeys 334, pp. 1-92: 17-18

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Contigaspis davatchii Kaussari


Contigaspis davatchii Kaussari  

Contigaspis davatchii   Kaussari, 1959: 131-134.

Iran localities.

Esfahan, Kohgilouyeh & Boyerahmad.

Host plants.

Amaranthaceae   : Noaea mucronata   ; Asteraceae   : Cousinia   sp.


Ben-Dov et al. (2013), Borchsenius (1966), Farahbakhsh (1961), Kaussari (1959, 1964), Kozár (1998), Kozár et al. (1996), Moghaddam (2004) and Seghatoleslami (1977).


This is the first record of Contigaspis davatchii   from the plant family Amaranthaceae   .