A faunistic survey on Megachilidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) from Northern Iran

Abstract :

The fauna of Megachilidae (Hymenoptera) from Golestan and Mazandaran provinces (Northern Iran) is studied in this paper. Totally 24 species of the subfamily Megachilinae from 8 genera and 4 tribes (Anthidiini, Lithurgini, Megachilini, Osmiini) were collected and identified. Four species Coelioxys (Coelioxys) aurolimbata Förster, 1853,Hoplitis (Hoplitis) adunca (Panzer, 1798), Megachile (Eutricharaea) apicalis Spinola, 1808 and Megachile (Megachile) pilicrus Morawitz, 1878 are new records for the fauna of Iran

Keyword :

Hymenoptera, Megachilidae, fauna, new record, distribution, Iran

Author(s) : Samin, N., Bağriaçik, N., Sakenin, H.
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Published Issue : 2017 Vol. 12 Number 1

2017 Vol. 12 Number 1