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Kalashian M, Karimpour Y, Davodi M. Hesperophanes pilosus Bodungen, 1908 – A new record of longhorn beetles (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) for Iranian fauna with the first detection of its host plant species. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2023; 9 (3) :431-437
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1- Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia, P. Sevak str., 7, Yerevan, 0014, Armenia
2- Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran , y.karimpour@urmia.ac.ir
3- Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran
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The longhorn beetle, Hesperophanes pilosus Bodungen, 1908, (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) is recorded as new for the Iranian fauna. The adult specimens were obtained by rearing its larvae and pupa in the root crown of Halocnemum strobilaceum (Pall.) Bieb. (Amaranthaceae), which were collected around of Soldoz wetland in West Azarbaijan province. Hesperophanes pilosus has been reported only from the Republic of Azerbaijan. This is the first case of host identification for H. pilosus. Notes on diagnostic characters, life history along with related photographs are provided.
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Article Type: Short Paper | Subject: Systematics/Coleoptera
Received: 2022/12/27 | Accepted: 2023/03/23 | Published: 2023/04/7

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