International Journal of Nematology and Entomology

International Journal of Nematology and Entomology Vol. 1 (3), pp. 042-052, August, 2013. © International Scholars Journals

Full Length Research Paper

Annotated catalogue of whiteflies (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae) from Arasbaran, Northwestern Iran

Hassan Ghahari1*, Shaaban Abd-Rabou2, Jiri Zahradnik3 and Hadi Ostovan4

1Department of Agriculture, Islamic Azad University, Shahre Rey Branch, Tehran, Iran.

2Plant Protection Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Dokki-Giza, Egypt.

3Podebradova 498, 512 51, Lomnice nad Popelkou, Czech Republic.

4Department of Entomology, Islamic Azad University, Fars Science and Research Branch, Iran.

*Corresponding author. E-mail: h_ghahhari@yahoo.com.

Accepted May 1, 2013

Abstract

The fauna of whiteflies (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae) was studied in Arasbaran region, Northwestern Iran. A total of 25 species of 15 genera were collected which of these, two species including, Tetralicia ericae Harrison and Trialeurodes ericae Bink-Moenen are new records for Iran.

Key words: Aleyrodidae, fauna, new record, arasbaran, Iran.