Faunistic study on flower flies of Zunuz region in East Azerbayjan province-Iran (Diptera; Syrphidae)

Abstract :

Syrphid fauna of Zunuz region in Iran was studied during 2008- 2009. The specimens were collected using malaise trap and hand net in eighteen localities. Among of 365 collected specimens, 33 species belonged to 19 genera and two subfamilies were verified that all of them are as new records for studied area and a species, Lejogaster metallina (Fabricius), 1776, is as new record for Iran fauna.

Keyword :

Fauna, Zunuz region, hover flies, flower flies, pollinator, Syrphidae

Author(s) : Khaghaninia, S.
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Published Issue : 2010 Vol. 5 Number 2

2010 Vol. 5 Number 2