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Ameri A, Lotfalizadeh H, Talebi A A, Bagheri A, Ebrahimi E. A preliminary survey of hymenopteran fauna of Iranian mangrove ecosystem, northern part of the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2024; 10 (2) :401-413
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1- Insect Taxonomy Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection (IRIPP), Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Tehran, Iran , aliameri25@gmail.com
2- Insect Taxonomy Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection (IRIPP), Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Tehran, Iran
3- Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
4- Department of Plant Protection Research, Hormozgan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, Agricultural Research Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Bandar Abbas, Islamic Republic of Iran
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The order Hymenoptera comprises an important group of insects, with ecological and economic importance, and serving as ecological indicators. Investigating the diversity and distribution of fauna is considered a prerequisite for biodiversity conservation. In this research, the hymenopteran fauna in mangrove forests on the southern coast of Iran were studied during 2021–2022. The collection was made by sweeping net and light trap. The survey revealed the presence of ten species and nine genera belonging to six families. Of which, two species, Ampulex assimilis Kohl, 1893 (Hym.: Ampulicidae) and Paridris leda Kozlov & Kononova, 1985 (Hym.: Scelionidae) are recorded for the first time for the Iranian fauna. Diagnostic characters of the new records and geographical distribution of all species are provided.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Hymenoptera
Received: 2023/11/16 | Accepted: 2023/12/19 | Published: 2024/03/10

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