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A New species of Exaeretopus Newstead (Homoptera: Coccidae) attacking wheat in Iraq

  • D. J. Williams (a1)

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Exaeretopus tritici sp. n. is described and illustrated from specimens collected in the Ninevah and Arbil Provinces of Iraq. In 1975, it was present in considerable numbers on the stems and inner surfaces of the leaves of wheat. Triticum aestivum, and the infestations reduced ear and grain size.

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Borkhsenius, N. S. (1957). Insects–Homoptera, IX. Lecaniidae and Coccidae. [In Russian.]Fauna SSSR (N.S.)no. 66, 494 pp.
Koteja, J. (1974). On the phylogeny amd classification of the scale insects (Homoptera, Coccinea) (discussion based on the morphology of the mouthparts).—Acta Zool. cracov. 19, 267325.
Newstead, R. (1894). Observations on Coccidae (No. 9).—Entomologist's mon. 30, 204207.

A New species of Exaeretopus Newstead (Homoptera: Coccidae) attacking wheat in Iraq

  • D. J. Williams (a1)

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