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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(3): 792-801
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.503.092


Survey of Coleopteran Insects on Alfalfa Plant
Razzaq Shalan Augul* and H. H. Al-Saffar
Iraq Natural History Research Center and Museum- University of Baghdad, Iraq
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

In this study, 81 specimens of the beetles associated with alfalfa fields, were collected from different region of Iraq are investigated. 17 species belonging to 16 genera and 8 families were determined; these species are: Sitona sp., Hypera postica (Gyllenhal), Lixus scolopax (Boheman), Spermophagus sericeus (Geoffroy), Clanoptilus judex (Abeille de Perrin), Clanoptilus viridanus (Mulsant & Wachanru), Clytra valeriana Menetries, Altica deserticola (Weise), Aulacophora foveicollis (Lucas), Coccinella septempunctata (Linnaeus), Hippodamia variegata (Goeze), Stethorus  gilvifrons  (Mulsant), Scymnus interruptus (Goeze), Adalia bipunctata (Linnaeus), Omophlus sp., Tropinota squalida (Scopoli) and Certallum ebulinum (Linnaeus).The specimens of Curculionidae were collected in high percent, whereas Cerambycidae was lowest percent.


Keywords: Alfalfa, Beetles, Coleopteran, Iraq, Medicago sativa, Pests
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Razzaq Shalan Augul and Al-Saffar, H. H. 2016. Survey of Coleopteran Insects on Alfalfa Plant.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(3): 792-801. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.503.092