Sh. Rezaei and M. Fallahzadeh

New data on the digger wasps (Hymenoptera, Apoidea: Crabronidae) in Southern Iran.

Number: 303, Pages: 1 - 18

The data on digger wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) collected using Malaise traps from Fars province in southern Iran are given. A total of 45 species and subspecies of 23 genera belonging to 5 subfamilies: Astatinae (three species in one genus), Bembicinae (five species in four genera), Crabroninae (26 species in 11 genera), Pemphredoninae (six species in five genera) and Philanthinae (five species in two genera) are herein listed. Of these, five species and one subspecies are newly recorded from Iran. In addition, seven species are new records for Fars province. The greatest percentage of specimens is that of the subfamily Crabroninae, with 63.6% captured material.

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