Home » Publications

Lab News

Paper published: A Survey of Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Fauna in Southern Parts of Zagros Mountains and a New Record for Aphid Fauna of Iran (12 December 2021)

Narjes Mohammadalizadeh joined our group as a new Master student (10 December 2021)

Publications

Peer reviewed papers

Mehrparvar, M., Rakhshani, E. & Rokni, M. (2021) A Survey of Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Fauna in Southern Parts of Zagros Mountains and a New Record for Aphid Fauna of Iran. Journal of Taxonomy and Biosystematics, 13: 49–86 [in Persian with English Abstract].

Amiri Domari, M., Mansouri, S. M. & Mehrparvar, M. (2021) Previous herbivory modulates aphid population growth and plant defense responses in a non-model plant, Carthamus tinctorius (Asteraceae). Bulletin of Entomological Research, 111: 715–725.

Mehrparvar, M. & Lashkari, M. R. (2021) Aphids living on Rosa spp. (Rosaceae) in Iran: Maculolachnus sijpkensi Hille Ris Lambers, 1962 and M. submacula (Walker, 1848) (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Lachninae) as new records. Journal of Crop Protection, 10: 565-573.

Mansouri, S. M., Mehni, N., Mehrparvar, M., Lashkari, M. R. & Naseri, B. (2021) The effect of different amounts of nitrogen applied on rapeseed cultivars on nutrient reaction and protein metabolism of Helicoverpa armigera. Applied Entomology and Phytopathology, 89: 65-74 [in Persian].

Hosseini, M., Mehrparvar, M., Zytynska, S. E., Hatano, E. & Weisser, W. W. (2021) Aphid alarm pheromone alters larval behaviour of the predatory gall midge, Aphidoletes aphidimyza and decreases intraguild predation by anthocorid bug, Orius laevigatus. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 111: 445-453.

Sedighi, N., Hosseini, M. & Mehrparvar, M. (2020) Aphids living on Asteraceae plants in North Khorasan, Iran: report of three aphid species new to fauna of Iran. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics, 6: 179-193.

Mansouri, S. M., Mehrparvar, M., Amiri-Domari, M. & Mozaffari, H. (2020) Evaluation of physiological indices of induced changes in safflower cultivars under biotic stress. Journal of Plant Research, 32: 896–905. [in Persian with English Abstract]

Sedighi, N., Hosseini, M. & Mehrparvar, M. (2020) A new species of Obtusicauda (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from Iran living on Artemisia. Zoology in the Middle East, 66: 58-67.

Rakhshani, E., Barahoei, H., Ahmad, Z., Starý, P., Ghafouri-Moghaddam, M., Mehrparvar, M., Kavallieratos, N. G., Čkrkić, J. & Tomanović, Ž. (2019) Review of Aphidiinae parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of the Middle East and North Africa: key to species and host associations. European Journal of Taxonomy, 552: 1-132.

Mehrparvar, M., Rajaei, A., Rokni, M., Balog, A. & Loxdale, H. D. (2019) ‘Bottom-up’ effects in a tritrophic plant–aphid–parasitoid system: Why being the perfect host can have its disadvantages. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 109: 831-839.

Mansouri, S. M., Norouzi, R. & Mehrparvar, M. (2019) Resistance of wild wheat, Triticum boeoticum Boiss. to Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) (Hem.: Aphididae). North-Western Journal of Zoology, 15: 1-6.

Mosapour, S., Madjdzadeh, S. M. & Mehrparvar, M. (2019) Aphids living on Stipa (Poaceae) in Iran: Chaetosiphella longirostris Wieczorek, 2008 (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Chaitophorinae) as a new record. Journal of Crop Protection, 8: 123-129.

Sedighi, N., Hosseini, M. & Mehrparvar, M. (2018) Additional notes with detailed biometric data on Brachycaudus cerasicola (Mordvilko, 1929) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), a new record for Iran. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics, 4: 241-251.

Mehrparvar, M., Zytynska, S. E., Balog, A. & Weisser, W. W. (2018) Coexistence through mutualist-dependent reversal of competitive hierarchies. Ecology and Evolution, 8: 1247-1259.

Benedek, K., Mara, G., Mehrparvar, M., Bálint, J., Loxdale, H. D. & Balog, A. (2018) Near-regular distribution of adult crimson tansy aphids, Uroleucon tanaceti (L.), increases aposematic signal honesty on different tansy plant chemotypes. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 126: 315-326.

Hosseini, A., Hosseini, M., Katayama, N. & Mehrparvar, M. (2017) Effect of ant attendance on aphid population growth and above ground biomass of the aphid’s host plant. European Journal of Entomology, 114: 106–112.

Ehsani, B., Lashkari, M. R., Mozaffarian, F. & Mehrparvar, M. (2017) Variation of host plant-associated populations of Dubas bug, Ommatissus lybicus de Bergevin (Hem.: Tropiduchidae) in southern Iran. Journal of Entomological Society of Iran, 36: 297–305.

Mehrparvar, M. (2017) Aphids living on Artemisia and Scorzonera plants (Asteraceae) in Iran: Macrosiphoniella vallesiacae Jörg & Lample, 1988 and Uroleucon pilosellae (Börner, 1933) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) as new records. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics, 3: 21-32.

Mehrparvar, M. (2016) Aphids living on Berberis in Iran: Liosomaphis atra Hille Ris Lambers, 1966 (Hem.: Aphididae) as a new record. North-Western Journal of Zoology, 12: 382-385.

Mehrparvar, M., Mansouri, S. M. & Hatami, B. (2016) Some bioecological aspects of the rose aphid, Macrosiphum rosae (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and its natural enemies. Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, Agriculture and Environment, 8: 75-90.

Goodarzifar, Z., Madjdzadeh, S. M. & Mehrparvar, M. (2016) Aphids living on Echinops in Iran: Turanoleucon jashenkoi (Hemiptera, Aphididae) as a new record. Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics, 2: 301-308.

Zytynska, S. E., Meyer, S. T., Sturm, S., Ullmann, W., Mehrparvar, M. & Weisser, W. W. (2016) Secondary bacterial symbiont community in aphids responds to plant diversity. Oecologia, 180: 735-747.

Bálint, J., Zytynska, S. E., Salamon, R. V., Mehrparvar, M., Weisser, W. W., Schmitz, O. J., Benedek, K. & Balog, A. (2016) Intraspecific differences in plant chemotype determine the structure of arthropod food webs. Oecologia, 180: 797–807.

Mirzamohamadi, S., Hosseini, M., Sadeghi Namaghi, H., Karimi, J. & Mehrparvar, M. (2015) Symbiotic ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) associated with aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Golestan Province, Iran. Iranian Journal of Animal Biosystematics, 11: 101-111.

Farahpour-Haghani, A., Jalaeian, M. & Mehrparvar, M. (2015) First report of Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae (L.) (Hem.: Aphididae) on Azolla filiculoides from Iran and its male formation on secondary host plant. Journal of Crop Protection, 4: 557-561.

Barahoei, H., Rakhshani, E., Nader, E., Starý, P., Kavallieratos, N. G., Tomanović, Ž. & Mehrparvar, M. (2014) Checklist of Aphidiinae parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and their host aphid associations in Iran. Journal of Crop Protection, 3: 199-232.

Update on 2021-12-27