Review of Clitostethus Weise, Parastethorus Pang et Mao and Stethorus Weise (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Pakistan

Zafar Iqbal , Muhammad Farooq Nasir , Imran Bodlah , Karol Szawaryn


The ladybird beetles form the tribe Scymnini are important group of beneficial insects, and they mostly feed on aphids, mealybugs, scale insects, whiteflies and mites. Five species from the genera Clitostethus Weise, Parastethorus Pang et Mao and Stethorus Weise, are reviewed from Pakistan. Two new country records are presented here, namely, C. arcuatus (Rossi) and S. gangliiformis Li et al. The identification key, diagnoses, descriptions and distributions are provided, along with prey and host plants records. All species are illustrated.
Author Zafar Iqbal
Zafar Iqbal,,
, Muhammad Farooq Nasir
Muhammad Farooq Nasir,,
, Imran Bodlah
Imran Bodlah,,
, Karol Szawaryn (FB / DIZP)
Karol Szawaryn,,
- Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology
Journal seriesOriental Insects, ISSN 0030-5316, (N/A 20 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.75
Keywords in EnglishCoccinelloidea, Coccidulini, Pakistan, new country records
ASJC Classification1109 Insect Science
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 17-11-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2017 = 0.332; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 0.278 (2) - 2018=0.317 (5)
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