The "Adasi" Lace Bug Urentius euonymus Distant, 1909 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Tingidae) a new pest on Althea spp. (Malvaceae) in Southeastern Anatolian Region of Turkey

Abstract :

The present study was carried out in Diyarbakır (Kayapınar district) province in Southeastern Anatolian Region of Turkey between 2016 and 2017. Recently, nymphs of a lace bug were collected from the leafs of Althaea spp.(Malvaceae) in Diyarbakır province of Turkey during February-November 2016-2017 and were brought to the laboratory for rearing. The nymphs were reared at a temperature of 26±1°C, relative humidity of 65±5, and illumination of 3500 lux for 16 hours per day. Urentius euonymusDistant 1909, a new pest Lace Bug from Southern Anatolia of Turkey is reported. In addition to Althaea officinalis is the first host plant record for Urentius euonymusfrom Turkey

Keyword :

Urentius euonymus, first record, Tingidae, Turkey

Author(s) : Bolu, H., Çelik, H., Kuştoğan, N.
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Published Issue : 2019 Vol. 14 Number 1

2019 Vol. 14 Number 1