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Hakimian S, Talebi A A, Gharali B, Khayrandish M. Two new records of the genus Exoprosopa (Diptera: Bombyliidae: Anthracinae) from Iran. JCP. 3 (3) :265-272
URL: http://jcp.modares.ac.ir/article-3-10413-en.html
1- Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Tarbiat Modares University, P. O. Box: 14115-336, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Entomology, Research Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Shahid Beheshti Blvd. No. 118, P. O. Box: 34185-618, Ghazvin, Iran.
3- Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Shahid Bahonar University, Kerman, Iran.
Abstract:   (3989 Views)
The genus Exoprosopa Macqurt, 1840 (Diptera: Bombyliidae: Anthracinae) was studied in the north central Iran. Four species of the genus Exoprosopa were identified of which E. minos (Meigen,1804) and E. grandis (Pallas, 1818) were previously recorded from northern parts of Iran ( or north of Iran ) and two species namely E. efflatounbeyi Paramonov, 1928and E. altaica Paramonov, 1925 are newly recorded from Iran. A key to the species in north central Iran is provided. Morphological diagnostic characters and geographical distribution of the collected species are briefly discussed.    
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Received: 2013/11/27 | Accepted: 2014/01/6 | Published: 2014/10/1

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