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Biranvand A, Hesami S, Gheibi M, Fekrat L, Nedvěd O. Additional notes to the morphology of Hyperaspis pseudopustulata Mulsant, 1853 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). J. Ins. Biodivers. Syst.. 2021; 7 (1) :67-73
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1- Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran.
2- Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences, Shiraz Branch, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, Iran. , s_hesami@yahoo.com
3- Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran.
4- Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branišovská 1760, 37005 České Budějovice, Czech Republic.
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The ladybird Hyperaspis pseudopustulata Mulsant, 1853 was recently reported as the 13th species of the genus Hyperaspis of Iran. Because of the lack of sufficient details in the original description, here we provide more details of morphological features by the help of electron microscope and quantitative morphometric measurements of Iranian H. pseudopustulata. The differential characters of the species in comparison with other close species are presented.
Keywords: morphology , ladybird , Hyperaspis , taxonomy , SEM ,
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Taxonomy/Coleoptera
Received: 2020/05/19 | Accepted: 2020/10/28 | Published: 2020/11/7

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