Hassan Ghahari

Hassan Ghahari
Yadegar-e-Imam Khomeini (RAH) Shahre Rey Branch; Islamic Azad University

Associate Professor of Entomology
Insect Taxonomy; Biological control

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An updated comprehensive list of the Middle East species of the subfamily Aphidiinae is provided. The fauna of the Middle East countries comprises 111 Aphidiinae species in 18 genera and three tribes (Aphidiini Haliday, 1833, Ephedrini Mackauer, 1961; Praini Mackauer, 1961). The aphidiine species of the present checklist are reported from 14 countr...
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In the present study, a total of 28 braconid species (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in 19 genera and nine subfamilies, Agathidinae (two species, two genera), Alysiinae (three species, three genera), Brachistinae (four species, two genera), Braconinae (nine species, four genera), Cheloninae (three species, two genera), Euphorinae (one species), Macrocent...
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The latest, most comprehensive, knowledge of the parasitoid wasps of the family Braconidae is provided for Middle Eastern countries. It comprises the systematics, biology, biological control benefits, as well as the distribution of braconid species both globally and in the Middle East. An illustrated key to braconid subfamilies known to occur in th...
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Background The cosmopolitan family Braconidae is one of the largest in the order Hymenoptera. Many of its members are important as biological control agents against more than 120 pest species belonging it four insect orders (Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera) that cause economic damage to various agricultural, horticultural, and forestry...
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A synopsis of the Iranian Ciidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) is proposed. Based upon a literature review and new data, a total of 23 species within seven genera (all under the subfamily Ciinae) are given for the fauna of Iran. Cis micans (Fabricius, 1792) is new record for the fauna of Iran, and also Octotemnus rugosopunctatus Drogvalenko, 2002 is...
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H. Ghahari, B. Pintureau, G. Viggiani, M. Hayat, V.N. Fursov. Chapter 20. Family Trichogrammatidae Haliday, 1851. - pp. 282-295. - In Book: H. Ghahari, G. Gibson, G. Viggiani (Eds.). "Chalcidoidea of Iran (Insects: Hymenoptera)". - CABI International, 2021, 432 pp. Trichogramma sp.- ♀ (Trichogrammatidae) [photo courtesy of G. Viggiani] Trichogramma...
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M.D. Zerova, J. L. Nieves-Aldrey, H. Ghahari, G. A.P. Gibson, V.N. Fursov. Chapter 14. Family Ormyridae Förster, 1856 - pp. 278-284 - In Book: H. Ghahari, G. Gibson, G. Viggiani (Eds.). "Chalcidoidea of Iran (Insects: Hymenoptera)". - CABI International, 2021, 432 pp.
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M.D. Zerova, P.Janšta, H. Ghahari, M. Doganlar, V.N. Fursov, G. A.P. Gibson, I.E. Popescu. Chapter 19. Family Torymidae Walker, 1833. - pp. 264-281. - In Book: H. Ghahari, G. Gibson, G. Viggiani (Eds.). "Chalcidoidea of Iran (Insects: Hymenoptera)". - CABI International, 2021, 432 pp. Monodontomerus obscurus Westwood, 1833- ♀ (Torymidae) [photo cou...
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M.D. Zerova, P. Janšta, H. Ghahari, G. A.P. Gibson, M. Doğanlar, I. E. Popescu, V.N. Fursov. - Chapter 12. Family Megastigmidae Thomson, 1876. - pp. 259-264. - In Book: H. Ghahari, G. Gibson, G. Viggiani (Eds.). "Chalcidoidea of Iran (Insects: Hymenoptera)". - CABI International, 2021, 432 pp.
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Checklist for the Iranian Cassidinae Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) is proposed. Based upon a litera-ture review, a total of 47 species within two groups (former Cassidinae and Hispinae) and 13 genera, Cassida Linnaeus (27 species), Chiridula Weise (one species), Hypocassida Weise (2 species), Ischyronota Weise (5 spe-cies), Macromonycha Spa...
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The superfamily Chalcidoidea (Insecta, Hymenoptera) contains in excess of 26,000 described species worldwide, but with an estimated total diversity of more than 500,000 species the vast majority of species have yet to be discovered and described. Most chalcidoid species are parasitoids of hosts in at least 12 different insect orders, attacking the...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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The fauna of Iranian Dascillidae and Rhipiceridae (Coleoptera: Dascilloidea) is summarized in this paper. In total, 6 species of Dascillidae from 2 genera, Dascillus Latreille, 1797 (1 species) and Karumia Escalera, 1913 (5 species), and 2 species of Rhipiceridae from the genus Arrhaphipterus Schaum, 1862 are listed. The lectotype of K. estaphilino...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Ormyridae is one of the smallest families of Chalcidoidea, with Noyes (2019) listing 147 valid species in three genera: the cosmopolitan genus Ormyrus Westwood (145 species) and two monotypic genera, Ormyrulus Boucek (one species described from India) and Eubeckerella Narendran (one species described from Malaysia). Doganlar (1991) divided Ormyrus...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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Within Hymenoptera, the superfamily Chalcidoidea (chalcidoid wasps) is the second largest superfamily after Ichneumonoidea. Because of the preponderance of parasitoid species, Chalcidoidea is one of the most important groups in applied biological control. This book provides a comprehensive, accurate checklists for the chalcidoid fauna of Iran. The...
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The genus Sphedanolestes Stål, 1867, with the species S. annulatus Linnavuori, 1961 (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) is record-ed for the first time from Iran and Jordan. This species is considered endemic for Israel, and its colour variation is described.
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This paper deals with additional data on Iranian Buprestidae (Coleoptera) which appeared after the publication of the Annotated Catalogue of Iranian Buprestidae. Sternocera (Sternocera) chrysis Fabricius, 1775 as a new country record, and 22 species from 11 genera published by other authors are listed for the fauna of Iran. Totally, 502 species and...
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An annotated checklist for the Iranian Erotylidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) is proposed. Based upon a literature review and new data, a total of ten species within six genera, and three subfamilies Cryptophilinae (two species), Erotylinae (six species) and Xenoscelinae (two species) are given for the fauna of Iran.
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A checklist for the Iranian Zopheridae(Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) is proposed. Based upon a literature re-view, a total of 22 species within 13 genera, and two subfamilies Colydiinae (20 species) and Zopherinae (two species) are listed as the fauna of Iran.
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The fauna of Iranian braconid subfamilies, Cardiochilinae, Rhyssalinae and the tribe Blacini of the subfamily Brachistinae are summarized in this paper. Totally 30 species within 7 genera in the three groups under study are listed as the fauna of Iran. The genus Schoenlandella Cameron (Cardiochilinae) is reported here as a new record to the Iranian...
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An annotated synopsis of Iranian Brentidae (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) is provided as a basis for future studies, with notes on distribution and plant associations. In total, 123 species from 41 genera and 3 subfamilies, Apioninae (109 species within 32 genera), Brentinae (3 species within 3 genera) and Nanophyinae (11 species within 6 genera) are...
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The fauna of Iranian Dytiscidae (Coleoptera) is reviewed listing all hitherto known distribution records. Comments on taxonomy, identification and nomenclature are provided. The type locality is also given for each species originally described from Iran. One species, Rhantus (Rhantus) frontalis (Marsham, 1802) is new for the fauna of Iran. Accordin...
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An annotated catalogue for the Iranian Galerucinae s. str. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) is proposed. Based upon literature review and examination of collected material, a total of 56 species in 18 genera are listed for the fauna of Iran. Some species are represented in Iran with more than one subspecies, bringing the total number of taxa to 59. Fars...
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The fauna of Iranian Anthribidae and Nemonychidae (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) is summarized in this paper. In total, 13 species within nine genera of Anthribidae (Allandrus LeConte, 1876, Enedreytes Schoenherr, 1839, Platyrhinus Clairville, 1798, Platystomos D.H. Schneider, 1791, Dissoleucas Jordan, 1925, Noxius Jordan, 1936, Araecerus Schoenherr,...
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A new species, Orius (Heterorius) linnavuorii Moulet, Ghahari & Ostovan sp. nov. (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Anthocoridae), is described from Semnan Province (Iran). The species was collected on Acer velutinum, and confirmed as a predator of Asterobemisia atraphaxius. A checklist of 18 Iranian Orius species is provided.
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The fauna of Charmontinae, Ichneutinae, Macrocentrinae and Orgilinae (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) of Iran is reviewed and the data on their host associations are summarized. Thirty-four species belonging to 7 genera are listed. Macrocentrus nidulator (Nees, 1834) (Macrocentrinae) and Orgilus leptocephalus (Hartig, 1838) (Orgilinae) are new records to...
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A checklist for Iranian Criocerinae Latreille (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) is proposed. Based on a literature review, a total of 13 species within four genera, Crioceris Geoffroy (five species), Lilioceris Reitter (four species), Lema Fabricius (one species) and Oulema Des Gozis (three species), are given. Among the listed species, Lema (Lema) cyane...
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An overview of Iranian Attelabidae (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea) is given. In total, 30 species within 12 genera are listed as belonging to the fauna of Iran (three species of Attelabinae, and 27 species of Rhynchitinae). Two Rhynchitinae species, Temnocerus coeruleus (Fabricius, 1798) and Mecorhis (Pseudomechoris) aethiops Bach, 1854 are new record...
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An annotated list of Figitidae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea) present in Iran is given. A total of 33 species belonging to 11 genera and five subfamilies are reported: Anacharitinae (3 genera, 4 species), Aspicerinae (2 genera, 4 species), Charipinae (3 genera, 21 species), Eucoilinae (1 species) and ‘unplaced tribe’ (2 genera, 3 species). Two species a...
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In this paper, a total of twenty species of Braconidae (Hymenoptera) within sixteen genera and eight subfamilies, Agathidinae (one species, one genus), Alysiinae (two species, two genera), Brach istinae (four species, two genera), Braconinae (six species, four genera), Cheloninae (two species, two genera), Doryctinae (one species, one genus), Eupho...
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The fauna of Cephidae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Cephoidea) is reported from Iran based on literature records and specimens collected. Totally, 15 species and subspecies of six genera, Calameuta Konow (three species), Cephus Latreille (five species), Phylloecus Newman (two species), Pachycephus Stein (two subspecies), Syrista Konow (one species) and T...
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The fauna of Iranian Argidae (Hymenoptera) is evaluated in this paper. In total, 21 species in five genera, Aproceros Malaise (one species), Aprosthema Konow (two species), Arge Schrank (14 species), Kokujewia Konow (one species) and Sterictiphora Billberg (two species), are recorded as definitely present in Iran. In addition, Sterictiphora furcata...
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This paper deals with the faunistic survey conducted on two families, Chrysomelidae and Curculionidae (Coleoptera) from Iran. In total, 12 species of Chrysomelidae within five subfamilies, Cassidinae (two species), Cryptocephalinae (seven species), Donaciinae (one species), Eumolpinae (one species), Galerucinae (one species) and 15 species of Curcu...
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У даній роботі розглянуто результати фауністичних досліджень, проведених на території Ірану. Матеріал був зібраний з використанням різних ентомологічних методик. Крім того, були використані матеріали ентомологічних колекцій інститутів та університетів. Всі матеріали зберігаються у колекціях авторів публікації. В роботі для кожного виду надано інфор...
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The checklist comprises all species of six families of Iranian aquatic Polyphaga (Coleoptera). In total, 43 species/subspecies within the families, Georissidae (one species), Helophoridae (25 species and two subspecies), Hydrochidae (three species), Spercheidae (one species), Curculionidae (nine species) and Erirhinidae (two species) are listed for...
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The fauna of Iranian Anthicidae and pediline Pyrochroidae (Coleoptera) is summarized in this paper. A total of 132 species from 19 genera and four subfamilies (Anthicinae, Notoxinae, Steropinae, and Tomoderinae) of Anthicidae and two species of Pedilinae are listed. Three new synonyms are proposed: Anthicus armatus Truqui, 1855 = A. pseudoarmatus T...
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We herein provide an annotated checklist for the Iranian Dasytidae and Rhadalidae (Coleoptera: Cleroidea). A total of 54 species and three subspecies of Dasytidae in 16 genera, four tribes and three subfamilies, and 11 species of Rhadalidae in five genera and three subfamilies are reported and discussed where necessary. Of these, 27 (sub-) specie...
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New additions to the Iranian fauna are reported. Three new species of Encyrtidae, Anagyrus osmoi sp. nov., Metaphycus prengoi sp. nov., and Microterys obricoi sp. nov., are described. Three new records, Anagyrus saccharicola Timberlake, 1932, Copidosoma filicorne (Dalman, 1820) and Paranathrix acanthococci (Myartseva, 1977) and one note are reporte...
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The fauna of Iranian Bethylidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea) is summarised in this paper. Totally 34 species within 13 genera and five subfamilies (Bethylinae, Epyrinae, Mesitiinae, Pristocerinae, Scleroderminae) are listed as the fauna of Iran with two new records of Anaylax moczari (Nagy, 1968) and Ukayakos obscurus (Kieffer, 1906). We provide the...
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This checklist comprises all species of Hydrophilidae (Coleoptera: Hydrophiloidea) quoted in the literature referring to Iran and confirmed by our study. In total, 104 species within 17 genera and five subfamilies, Hydrophilinae (eight genera, 63 species), Chaetarthriinae (three genera, five species), Enochrinae (single genus, 20 species), Acidocer...
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The fauna of Iranian Melyridae, Prionoceridae and Trogossitidae (Coleoptera: Cleroidea) is discussed in this paper. In total 13 species of Melyridae from 3 genera Anthodromius Redtenbacher, Cerallus Jacquelin du Val and Melyris Fabricius, one species of Prionoceridae and one species of Trogossitidae are listed as the fauna of Iran. Cerallus pilosus...
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Anthocoris golestanicus sp. n. (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) is described from Golestan province (northern Iran). The species was collected on Rubus hyrcanus (Linnaeus) (Rosaceae) as the predator of Aphis idaei van der Goot, 1912 (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and Aleurocanthus zizyphi Priesner et Hosny, 1934 (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Updated list...
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According to our analysis of literature sources on the family Hydraenidae (Coleoptera: Staphylinoidea) of Iran, it is represented by 67 species and three genera: Hydraena Kugelann, 1794 (21 species), Limnebius Leach, 1815 (six species) and Ochthebius Leach, 1815 (40 species). Twenty-two species are supposed to be endemic to Iran. Here, for the firs...
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This paper summary the Cryptophagidae species from Iran and provides new data on the distribution. Seven species are newly recorded for the fauna of Iran: Cryptophagus intermedius Bruce, 1934; Cryptophagus opacosericeus Reitter, 1896; Cryptophagus pallidus Sturm, 1845; Cryptophagus quadrimaculatus Reitter, 1877; Cryptophagus setulosus Sturm, 1845;...
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Species diversity of chrysomelid beetles (Coleoptera) was studied in forest ecosystems of Guilan province, northern Iran. Sampling was conducted by sweep net, aspirator and Malaise trap during 2009-2012. A total of 15 species in five subfamilies- Bruchinae (2 species), Cassidinae (3), Criocerinae (2), Donacinae (3) and Galerucinae (5) were identifi...
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Currently 36 species of the superfamily Evanioidea are recorded from Iran. The family Aulacidae is represented by four species belonging to the genus Pristaulacus Kieffer, 1900), Evaniidae by five species belonging to three genera, Brachygaster Leach, 1815 (one species), Evania Fabricius, 1775 (three species), Prosevania Kieffer, 1911 (one species)...
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This catalogue includes information about species diversity of two Braconidae subfamilies Doryctinae and Exothecinae from Iran. Fourty species belonging to 15 genera of Doryctinae and three species of one genus of Exothecinae are listed. Two species, Rhaconotus pictipennis (Reinhard, 1885) (Doryctinae) and Colastes (Xenarcha) lustator (Haliday, 183...
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