Faunistic study on Hemiptera in Arasbaran area (East Azarbaijan province, Iran)

Abstract :

In the course of studing insect fauna in Arasbaran area (in East Azarbaijan Province), a survay was counducted on Hemiptera in townships of Kaleibar, Khod Afarin, Varzeghan and Horand during 1998-2001. The specimens were collected on trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants and were identified as 50 species belonged to 43 genera, 13 families. Among the determined specimens the following five genera (are specified with an asterisk) and 10 species are newly recorded from Iran as *Aquarius lacustris, *Blepharidopterus angulatus, Cyllecoris histrionius, Dicranocephalus agilis, Dicranocephalus medius, Heterogaster affinis, *Peirates hybridus, Picromerus bidens, Sehirus luctuosus, *Trichocorixa sp., *Hesperocorixa scabricula

Keyword :

Arasbaran area, Hemiptera, fauna, new record, Iran

Author(s) : Nikdel, M., Dordaei, A. A., Matocq, A.
Downloads : 2011
Published Issue : 2011 Vol. 6 Number 1

2011 Vol. 6 Number 1