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Karimpour Y, Skuhrava M. Additions to the fauna of gall midges (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) in Iran. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2022; 8 (4) :571-579
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1- Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran. , y.karimpour@urmia.ac.ir
2- Bítovská 1227/9, CZ–140 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic.
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The gall midges, Janetiella convolvuli Mirumyan & Skuhravá, 2017 and Orseolia cynodontis Kieffer & Massalongo, 1902 are discovered in Iran for the first time based on adult specimens reared from galls on Convolvulus arvensis L. (Convolvulaceae) and Cynodon dactylon (L.) Persoon (Poaceae), respectively. The galls of J. convolvuli and O. cynodontis were previously recorded only in Armenia and European/African sections of the western part of the Palaearctic region, respectively. Some relevant diagnostic characters, photographs, ecological and biological notes, and distributional data for the newly recorded species are provided.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Diptera
Received: 2022/02/10 | Accepted: 2022/08/25 | Published: 2022/10/8

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