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Gilasian E, Ziegler J, Jalilian F, Allahvaisi S. A new species of the genus Minthodes Brauer & Bergenstamm (Diptera: Tachinidae) from Iran. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2024; 10 (2) :327-337
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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- Museum of Natural History, Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity, Invalidenstraße 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
3- Agricultural and Natural Resources Research and Education Center of Kermanshah, Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Kermanshah, Iran
4- Plant Protection Research Department, Hamedan Agriculture and Natural Resources Research and Education Center, Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO), Hamedan, Iran
Abstract:   (199 Views)
Minthodes oramanatae Gilasian & Ziegler sp. nov. is described as new to science from western province of Kermanshah, Iran. This species is separated from other Minthodes species by its shiny black abdomen, narrow frons, long postpedicel, presence of basal scutellar marginal setae, short petiole of wing cell r4+5 and absence of marginal setae on abdominal tergite 2. Photographs of the male habitus and terminalia are given. The comparison of the morphological characters of M. oramanatae Gilasian & Ziegler sp. nov. with its closely related species M. atra (Kugler, 1971) and M. rossica (Mesnil, 1963) is provided. Photographs of the habitus and male terminalia of M. atra are presented for the first time. The identification key to the Iranian Minthodes species is provided.
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Article Type: Research Article | Subject: Systematics/Diptera
Received: 2024/01/30 | Accepted: 2024/02/24 | Published: 2024/03/10

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