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The "ADASI" lace bug Urentius euonymus Distant, 1909 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Tingidae) a new pest on Althea spp. (Malvaceae) in southeastern Anatolian region of Turkey.

Bolu, H. ; Çelİk, H. ; Kuștoğan, N.

Munis Entomology & Zoology 2019 Vol 14 No. 1 pp. 265-269;


The present study was carried out in Diyarbakır (Kayapmar district) province in Southeastern Anatolian Region of Turkey between 2016 and 2017. Recently, nymphs of a lace bug were collected from the leafs of Althaea spp. (Malvaceae) in Diyarbakır province of Turkey during February-November 2016-2017 and were brought to the laboratory for rearing. The nymphs were reared at a temperature of 26±1°C, relative humidity of 65±5, and illumination of 3500 lux for 16 hours per day. Urentius euonymus Distant 1909, a new pest Lace Bug from Southern Anatolia of Turkey is reported. In addition to Althaea officinalis is the first host plant record for Urenrius euonymus from Turkey.