Shojaey M., Khayrandish M., Madjdzadeh S.M., Lotfalizadeh H.

New records of Pteromalinae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae) from Iran

Number: 439, Pages: 14 - 23

The specimens of the pteromalid wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea, Ptero­malidae) were caught using Malaise traps and sweeping net in Kerman province of Iran during March 2016 to August 2017. The genus Coelopisthia Förster, 1856 and the species: C. areolata Askew, 1980, Homoporus apharetus (Walker, 1839), Norbanus brevicornis Szelenyi, 1974, Pachyneuron gibbiscuta Thomson, 1878, and Sphegigaster pedunculiventris (Spinola, 1808) are recorded for the first time from Iran. The diagnostic characteristics and illustrations are given for the newly recorded species.

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