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Kareem A A, Lotfalizadeh H, Aljaafari R K. First record of Leucospis bifasciata Klug (Hymenoptera: Leucospidae) in Iraq. J. Ins. Biodivers. Syst.. 2020; 6 (3) :223-228
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1- Plant Protection Department, Agriculture College, University of Kerbala, Iraq
2- Plant Protection Research Department, East-Azarbaijan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, AREEO, Tabriz, Iran , hlotfalizadeh@gmail.com
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The family Leucospidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) are the largest chalcidoid wasps with some distinct morphological characters. During insect collection of the Faculty of Agriculture in Karbala, Leucospis bifasciata Klug, 1814 was collected in 2019. It was collected using sweep nets. This is the first record of L. bifasciata from Iraq. Including previously recorded L. dorsigera Fabricius, Leucospidae of Iraq reaches to two species.
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Article Type: Case Report | Subject: Biodiversity/Hymenoptera
Received: 2020/04/27 | Accepted: 2020/05/11 | Published: 2020/05/28

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