A review of the genus Hyperaspis Chevrolat, 1837 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Pakistan

Zafar Iqbal , Muhammad Farooq Nasir , Imran Bodlah , Karol Szawaryn , Mehdi Zare Khormizi , Muhammad Asghar Hassan


The genus Hyperaspis Chevrolat in Dejean, 1837 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) from Pakistan is reviewed. Five species of the genus including three new country records, H. asiatica Lewis, 1896, H. histeroides (Faldermann, 1837) and H. leechi Miyatake, 1961 are described here. The diagnostic characteristics of the genus and identified species, their descriptions, host plants, prey and distribution records are provided. Morphological features of adult including male genital characters of all species are illustrated. Identification key of the studied species is presented.
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
, Mehdi Zare Khormizi
Mehdi Zare Khormizi,,
, Muhammad Asghar Hassan
Muhammad Asghar Hassan,,
Journal seriesOriental Insects, ISSN 0030-5316, (N/A 20 pkt)
Issue year2019
Publication size in sheets0.9
Keywords in EnglishColeoptera, Coccinelloidea, Hyperaspis, South Asia, new records
ASJC Classification1109 Insect Science
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)20
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 20.0, 28-01-2020, 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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