1M. Sc Student of Agricultural Entomology, Department of Plant Protection, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch, Tabriz, Iran.
2Department of Plant Protection, Azarbaijan-e-Sharghi Research Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Tabriz, Iran.
3Department of Forestry, Natural Resource Faculty, University of Urmia, Urmia, Iran.
4Department of Plant Protection, Islamic Azad University, Tabriz Branch, Tabriz, Iran.
Among the recently collected chalcidoid wasps in a rice field of eastern Guilan province (coast of Caspian Sea), in July 2012, there was a specimen of Pteromalidae belonging to the genus Callitula. It was identified as Callitula ferrierei (Bouček, 1964). Both genus and species are new record for Iranian fauna. Morphological characters and geographical distribution of the newly recorded species are given.
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