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Gilasian E, van Steenis J, Parchami-Araghi M. Six new species of the genus Eumerus Meigen, 1822 from Iran (Diptera, Syrphidae). J. Insect Biodivers. Syst. 2022; 8 (3) :483-512
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1- Insect Taxonomy Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection (IRIPP), Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Tehran, 19395–1454, Iran. , egilasian@yahoo.com
2- Syrphidae Foundation, Hof der Toekomst 48, 3823 HX Amersfoort, The Netherlands.
3- Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids and Nematodes, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 960 Carling Avenue, K.W.Neatby Building, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0C6, Canada.
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Six new species of the genus Eumerus Meigen, 1822 are here described from Iran. The new species and their four related groups are as follows: E. nadoosheni Gilasian & van Steenis sp. nov. of the Eumerus barbarus group; E. pollinipedes Gilasian & van Steenis sp. nov. of the Eumerus minotaurus group; E. effossus Gilasian & van Steenis sp. nov. and E. similis Gilasian & van Steenis sp. nov. of the Eumerus obliquus group, as well as E. intermedius Gilasian & van Steenis sp. nov. and E. khiabani Gilasian & van Steenis sp. nov. of the Eumerus ornatus group. In addition, the species E. argyropus Loew, 1848 and E. torsicus Grković & Vujić, 2015 are newly recorded from Iran. The illustrations of the male genitalia and images of the new species are provided.

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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Diptera
Received: 2022/05/19 | Accepted: 2022/06/28 | Published: 2022/08/13

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