Moghaddam, M., & Alikhani, M. 2014 A new species of the genus Chorizococcus (Hem.: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) from Iran. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran 33(4): 55-58


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  • distribution
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  • taxonomy
  • Notes: A new mealybug species, Chorizococcus pazoukii Moghaddam sp. n. is described on the root of an unknown plant from Iran. The new species is taxonomically near to the Iranian species Chorizococcus viticola Kaydan & Koz├ír but it is distinguished by the oral rim tubular ducts occur in two rows across of dorsum, two sizes of oral rim tubular ducts on both surfaces of the body and the presence of multilocular disc pores on the ventral abdominal segments VI-VIII + IX.