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Sedighi N, Hosseini M, Mehrparvar M. Additional notes with detailed biometric data on Brachycaudus cerasicola (Mordvilko, 1929) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), a new record for Iran. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2018; 4 (4) :241-251
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1- Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
2- Department of Biodiversity, Institute of Science and High Technology and Environmental Sciences, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Kerman, Iran
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During the study of aphid fauna of North-Khorasan province, Iran, an aphid species, Brachycaudus cerasicola (Mordvilko, 1929) (Hem.: Aphididae), was collected on Salvia aethiopis, Stachys turcomanica, Hymenocrater elegans, Perovskia abrotanoides and Phlomis cancellata (Lamiaceae) in 2016 and 2017 which is reported here for the first time from Iran. The first to third host plants reported as the new hosts for this aphid. Since the original descriptions of this species by Mordvilko (1929) and Shaposhnikov (1964) are rether brief, so we report here additional notes and more detailed biometric data on this species. The biometric data of the Iranian populations of B. cerasicola is given and compared to the original descriptions.
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Systematics/Hemiptera
Received: 2018/12/13 | Accepted: 2019/01/5 | Published: 2019/01/15

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