Ground and tiger beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) from Kerman and Khorasan provinces of Iran

Abstract : As a result of a faunistic survey on Ground and tiger beetles which conducted mainly in agroecosystems in different localities of Kerman, Razavi and North Khorasan provinces of Iran, a total of 23 species were identified. Among them, 3 species, namely Nebria xanthacra Chaudoir, Pheropsophus africanus (Dejean), and Poecilus nitens (Chaudoir) are recorded for the first time in Iran. 21 species are new records for Kerman province. Also, 2 species are new for fauna of Khorasan provinces. Data regarding abundance, provincial and geographical distribution of reported species in this study are presented
Keyword : Carabidae, Fauna, New record, Iran
Author(s) : , H. Sadeghi, S. H. Saadi, R. Felix
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