1Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.
2Klinik Fallingbostel, Kolkweg 1 D-29683, Bad Fallingbostel, Germany, email@example.com.
3Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture, University of Zabol, Zabol, Iran.
The subfamily Metopiinae was taxonomically studied in Fars and Hormozgan provinces during 2011–2013. The specimens were collected by using Malaise traps and sweep net. Five species were collected and identified, of which three species are recorded for the first time from Iran: Colpotrochia cincta (Scopoli, 1763), Exochus suborbitalis Schmiedeknecht, 1924, and Metopius (Peltocarus) turcestanicus Clement, 1930. An identification key to the species and an updating checklist of Metopiinae of Iran, as well as zoogeographical notes are provided.