Some new records of aphid species (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from the Middle East and the Caucasus


Abstract: Seven aphid species are recorded from the countries of the Middle East and the Caucasus for the first time, of which three aphid species are new records for Turkey, two species for Lebanon, and one species each for Iran and Georgia. New host plant genera are reported for Aphis cephalariae Barjadze, Anoecia vagans (Koch), and Macrosiphum symphyti Barjadze and Chakvetadze. Information on biology and geographical distribution for each species is also provided.

Keywords: Aphid, new record, new host plant, Caucasus, Middle East

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