Some hoverflies of subfamily Syrphinae of Qurigol fauna in East Azerbayjan province, Iran (Diptera: Syrphidae)

Abstract :

In this study, specimens belonged to subfamily of Syrphinae collected thoght environment of Qurigol lake during 2009.The specimens were collected using malaise trap as well as entomological handy net from seventeen localities in studying area. Totally 27 species related to 11 genera were identified which all of them are as new records for studied region and three of them, Chrysotoxum octomaculatum Curtis 1837, Platycheirus manicatus (Meigen, 1822) and Melanostoma dubium (Zetterstedt, 1837), are reported for the first time for Iran insect fauna.

Keyword :

Syrphidae, Syrphinae, Fauna, New records, Qurigol, Iran

Author(s) : Ehteshamnia, N., Khaghaninia, S., Pour Abad, R. F.
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Published Issue : 2010 Vol. 5 Number 2

2010 Vol. 5 Number 2