Kadyrbekov R.Kh. 2014. A revision of genus Xerobion Nevsky, 1928 (Homoptera: Aphididae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.23. No.3: 169–178 [in English].

Institute of Zoology Ministry of Education and Sciences of Kazakhstan Republic, Academgorodok, Al-Farabi av., 93, Almaty 050060, Kazakhstan. E-mail: rustem61@inbox.ru

KEY WORDS: Aphids, Xerobion, revision, new species, key.

ABSTRACT. Aphids from the genus Xerobion Nevsky, 1928 has been revised to include 18 species. Three new species from the Kazakhstan are described: X. barsukense Kadyrbekov sp.n. from Helichrysum arenarium, X. compositae Kadyrbekov sp.n. from Cousinia perovskiensis and Cirsium arvense, X. desertorum Kadyrbekov sp.n. from Helichrysum arenarium. New synonyms are installed. X. artemisiae (Narzikulov, 1949), X. terraealbae Ivanovskaja, 1959) are new synonyms of the X. cinae (Nevsky, 1928). X. brutii (Barbagallo, 1996), X. georgii (Mier et Nieto, 1991) are new synonyms of the X. caspicae (Bozhko, 1963). X. tashevella (Eastop et Hille Ris Lambers, 1976) is new synonym of the X. lambersi (Taschev, 1961) stat.rest. Key to apterous viviparous females of all known species Xerobion is compiled.

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