N. Samin, W. B. Jedryczkowski and H. Sakenin Chelav

A faunistic study on the Coleoptera (Insecta) from some aquatic and semi-aquatic ecosystems in northwestern Iran.

Number: 302, Pages: 18 - 24

The fauna of aquatic and semi-aquatic beetles (Coleoptera) from northwestern Iran is studied in this paper. Totally 28 species from 5 families, Dytiscidae (16 species, 11 genera), Haliplidae (2 species, 2 genera), Helophoridae (3 species, 1 genus), Hydrophilidae (6 species, 6 genera) and Noteridae (1 species, 1 genus), were collected and identified. Four species Agabus (Gaurodytes) didymus (Olivier, 1795), Hydroporus bodemeyeri Ganglbauer, 1900, Nebrioporus (Nebrioporus) suavis (Sharp, 1882) (Dytiscidae) and Helophorus griseus Herbst, 1793 (Helophoridae) are new records for the fauna of Iran.

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