Authors: MEHMET BORA KAYDAN, ZSUZSANNA KONCZNE BENEDICTY, EVA SZITA
Abstract: This study aimed to identify the ground ensign scale insects in 5 provinces (Ağrı, Bitlis, Hakkari, Iğdır, and Van) in eastern Anatolia, Turkey. In order to achieve this goal, Ortheziidae species were collected from natural and cultivated plants in the 5 provinces listed above between 2005 and 2008. A total of 3 species were found, among them 2 species (Orthezia maroccana Kozár & Konczné Benedicty and Orthezia yashushii Kuwana) that are new records for the Turkish scale insect fauna.
Keywords: Coccoidea, Ortheziidae, scale insects, fauna, Turkey
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