Four species as new records of tribe Chrysogasterini (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Iran

Abstract :

In order to study the hoverflies fauna of the subfamily Milesiinae (Dip.: Syrphidae) in Kandovan region (East Azerbayjan province) a survey was conducted during 2010-2011. Totally, 4 species belonging to the tribe Chrysogasterini were identified which all are new records for the insect fauna of Iran and listed as follow: Melanogaster hirtella Loew, 1843, Melanogaster parumplicata Loew, 1840, Orthonevra brevicornis Loew, 1840 and Orthonevra nobilis Fallen, 1817


Keyword :

Chrysogasterini, Fauna, Syrphidae, Kandovan, Iran


Author(s) : Shakeryari, A., Khaghaninia, S., Irani Nejad, K. H.
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Published Issue : 2012 Vol. 7 Number 1


2012 Vol. 7 Number 1