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Saghaei N, Ljubomirov T, van Achterberg C, Fallahzadeh M. New distribution records of the family Gasteruptiidae (Hymenoptera, Evanioidea) in Iran. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst. 2021; 7 (4) :409-421
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1- Department of Entomology, Marvdasht Branch, Islamic Azad University, Marvdasht, Iran. , saghaei@miau.ac.ir
2- Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, Sofia, Bulgaria.
3- Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Postbus 9517, 2300 RA Leiden, Netherlands.
4- Department of Entomology, Jahrom Branch, Islamic Azad University, Jahrom, Iran.
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We provide new findings on the distribution of 13 species of the family Gasteruptiidae (Hymenoptera, Evanioidea) collected at 17 sampling localities in Fars and Hormozgan Provinces, south of Iran. The specimens were collected using Malaise traps during 2013–2019. Two species, Gasteruption sericeipes Kieffer, 1911 and G. syriacum Szépligeti, 1903 are new additions to the Iranian wasp fauna. Furthermore, 10 species are new provincial records. With the present additions, the total number of gasteruptiids recorded from Hormozgan, Fars and Iran is currently raised to 2, 14 and 29 species, respectively. For each species, provincial distribution in Iran and overall distribution, as well as the flight period, are presented and discussed together with the available references.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Hymenoptera
Received: 2021/08/26 | Accepted: 2021/10/9 | Published: 2021/11/14

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