, Volume 46, Issue 4, pp 481–485 | Cite as

Parasitoid complex of Planococcus ficus (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Turkey

  • G. JaposhviliEmail author
  • Lerzan Erkılıç
  • Asime Filiz Çalışkan
  • M. Bora Kaydan


In this study a survey for determining the parasitoid complex of Planococcus ficus (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Pseudococcidae) was conducted in Adana and Mersin Provinces, Turkey. Five primary, two primary/secondary, two secondary parasitoid species associated with P. ficus, were found. Clausenia josefi Rosen and Chartocerus kurdjumovi (Nikol’skaya) are new records for Turkish fauna.


Vine mealybug Clausenia josefi New records 



This study was supported by Çukurova University, Research Foundation (IMYO2013BAP3).

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Authors declare that, there is no Conflict of Interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of EntomologyAgricultural University of GeorgiaTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.Invertebrate Research CenterTelavi MunicipalityGeorgia
  3. 3.BiyotarAdanaTurkey
  4. 4.Agriculture Faculty, Plant Protection DepartmentÇukurova UniversityBalcalı AdanaTurkey
  5. 5.Imamoglu Vocational SchoolÇukurova UniversityAdanaTurkey
  6. 6.Biotechnology Application and Research CetreÇukurova UniversityAdanaTurkey

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