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Pyrex Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation(PJBC)

June 2016 Vol. 1(1), pp. 10-13

ISSN: 2985-8844

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Camarotoscena trjapitzini Loginova, a new record for Psylloidea (Hemiptera) from Iran


Manouchehr Ezzati1, Ali Mehrvar1* and Zeinab Ahmadi2

1Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Azarbaijan Shahid Madani University, 5375171379, Tabriz, East Azarbaijan, Iran.
2Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Maragheh, 5518183111, Maragheh, East Azarbaijan, Iran.

Corresponding Author E-mail: a.mehrvar72@yahoo.com

Accepted 15th June, 2016



Abstract


Psyllids of the Palearctic genus Camarotoscena Haupt, 1935 (Liviidae: Liviinae) are associated with poplar trees and distribute in Central and Southern Europe, Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, China, Iran, Iraq, Kirgizstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey and Uzbekistan, so far. A study was conducted to collect and identify the psyllid fauna of the Kurdistan province of Iran during 2012 and 2013. C. trjapitzini Loginova, 1968, previously known only from Armenia, was collected during the study in Malkeshan Sofla, Sanandaj, the center of Kurdistan province, on Populus sp. This is the first record of the species from Iran.

Keywords: Psyllids, Poplar trees, Fauna, Iran.

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