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Serri S, Moradi M, Audisio P. First report of an exotic sap beetle, Phenolia (Lasiodites) picta (Macleay, 1825) (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae) from Iran with notes on its distribution range and damage on different hosts. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2023; 9 (1) :33-38
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1- Insect Taxonomy Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization, P.O. Box 1454, Tehran 19395, Iran. , serrisayeh@gmail.com
2- Center of Agricultural- Jahad of Balatajan, Ghaemshahr, Mazandaran Province, Iran.
3- Department of Biology and Biotechnologies “C. Darwin”, Sapienza Rome University, Via A. Borelli, 50, I-00161 Rome, Italy.
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The sap beetle, Phenolia (Lasiodites) picta (Macleay) (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae), is the first record of this genus and species for the Iranian fauna. The larvae and adults were collected inside ripe fruits of Citrus aurantium, Citrus sinensis var. valencia, Diospyros kaki, Pyrus communis, Prunus persica var. nectarine and P. persica var. nucipersica in the gardens of Gavan Ahangar village of Mazandaran province. Notes on the distribution and observed damage are also presented.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Coleoptera
Received: 2022/09/25 | Accepted: 2022/11/7 | Published: 2023/01/1

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