A faunistic survey on Megachilidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) from Northern Iran

Abstract : 

The fauna of Megachilidae (Hymenoptera) from Golestan and Mazandaran provinces (Northern Iran) is studied in this paper. Totally 24 species of the subfamily Megachilinae from 8 genera and 4 tribes (Anthidiini, Lithurgini, Megachilini, Osmiini) were collected and identified. Four species Coelioxys (Coelioxys) aurolimbata F�rster, 1853,Hoplitis (Hoplitis) adunca (Panzer, 1798), Megachile (Eutricharaea) apicalis Spinola, 1808 and Megachile (Megachile) pilicrus Morawitz, 1878 are new records for the fauna of Iran


Keyword : 

Hymenoptera, Megachilidae, fauna, new record, distribution, Iran


Author(s) : , N. Samin, N. Bağriaçik, H. Sakenin
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