Host Plant Preferences of Ricania hedenborgi Stal, 1868 (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae)

Abstract : This study was conducted to determine the host plant preferences and the vertical distribution of the Ricania hedenborgii Stal, 1868 (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae). Totally 151 individuals which of 103 ♂ and 48 ♀ was obtained. R. hedenborgii was survived on the Crataegus azarrolus L., Acasia sp. Prunus amygdalus L. , Junglans regia L., Malus comminis Poir, Morus sp., Elaeagnus sp., Capparis ovata, Rosa canina L., Quercus sp. (Meşe), Punica granatum L., Glycyrrhize glabra, Eleagnus agnustifolia, Vitis vinifera L., Triticum sp., Hordeum sp., L., Poa annua L., Bromus inermis Leysser, Poa bulbosa L., Lolium rigidum Gaudin, Bromus tectorum L., Hordeum murinum L., Aegilops cylindrica Host., Avena sterilis L., Secale montanum L., Bromus inermis Leysser, Hordeum geniculatum All., Phalaris brachysatchys L., Alopecurus myosuroides Hudson in nature. As a result, The inrease the population of R. hedenborgii were determined in parallel to air temperature and humidity values
Keyword : Ricania hedenborgi, host plant preferences, temperature, humidity, ecology
Author(s) : , İ. Özgen, C. Gözüaçık, M. Karavin
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