Drapolyuk I.S. 2017. [On the species distribution of the genus Psallus Fieber, 1858 (Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae) in the Caucasus] // Euroasian Entomological Journal. Vol.16. No.5: 476–482 [in Russian, with English summary].

Voronezh State Pedagogical University, Lenina Str. 86, Voronezh 394043 Russia.

E-mail: inadrapolyuk@mail.ru

doi: 10.15298/euroasentj.16.5.09

ABSTRACT. An annotated list of 32 Miridae species of the genus Psallus Fieber, 1858 distributed in different regions of the Caucasus is presented, of which 25 species are recorded for Azerbaijan, 15 for Georgia and Northwest Caucasus, 8 for Armenia, 8 for Chechnya and 3 for Dagestan. Five endemic species, Psallus minusculus Zaitzeva, 1968, P. fagi Drapolyuk, 1990, P. halidi Drapolyuk, 1991, P. gidajatovi Drapolyuk, 1987 and P. samedovi Drapolyuk, 1991 are recorded for Azerbaijan, and P. georgicus Zaitzeva, 1968 is recorded for Georgia. P. (P.) zakatalensis Drapolyuk, 1991 is newly recorded for Daghestan, and P. (P.) salicis (Kirschbaum, 1856), P. (P.) falleni Reuter, 1883, P. (P.) svidae Drapolyuk, 1991, and P. (P.) zakatalensis Drapolyuk, 1991 are recorded for Chechnya for the first time; furthermore, 6 European and 6 Mediterranean species, 4 European-Siberian and 4 Caucasian species, 3 West Palaearctic and 3 Palaearctic species and a Holarctic species of the genus Psallus are represented in the Caucasus region.

KEY WORDS: distribution, Miridae, Caucasus, generation, imago.

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