Authors: AFROUZ FARHAD, ALI ASGHAR TALEBI, PAOLO ROSA, YAGHOUB FATHIPOUR, HAMIDREZA HAJIQANBAR
Abstract: In this study, fourteen species and subspecies in six genera of the family Chrysididae are listed from Hormozgan Province of Iran. Among them, Hedychridium femoratum (Dahlbom, 1854); Hedychridium virescens (du Buysson, 1908); Hedychridium verhoeffi Linsenmaier, 1959; Holopyga arabica Linsenmaier, 1994; Holopyga vicissituda Linsenmaier, 1994; Spintharina dubai Bohart, 1987; S. İntegerrima (Klug, 1845); Trichrysis scioensis (Gribodo, 1879); and T. Longispina (Mocsáry, 1912) are recorded for the first time from Iran. Geographical distributions of all the species and morphological diagnostic characteristics of the newly recorded species are briefly discussed. The number of chrysidid species in Iran is now raised from 194 to 203.
Keywords: Hymenoptera, Chrysididae, fauna, new records, Hormozgan, Iran
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