Megachilids bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) of Aynali forests with four new records for Iran

Abstract :

A survey was conducted on Megachilids fauna of Aynali forests, in East Azarbaijan province during 2008-2009. Fourteen species belonging to seven genera were identified which totally are as new records for studied area and four species, Rhodanthidium septemdentatum (Lepeletier, 1841), Coelioxys afra Lepeletier, 1841, Megachile nigriventris Schenck, 1870 and Megachile lagopoda (Linnaeus, 1761), are the new records for the Iran insect fauna


Keyword :

Fauna, Bees, Apidae, Megachilidae, East Azerbayjan, Aynali forests, Iran


Author(s) : Khaghaninia, S., Güler, Y., Mousavi, M.
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2010 Vol. 5 Suppl.