Results of the Czechoslovak-Iranian entomological expeditions to Iran. Diptera: Tabanidae.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 40: 57-74, 1981
Abstract: The author gives a small part of the results of studies on horse-flies
(Tabanidae) gained during three biological expeditions of National Museum (Nat.
Hist.) Praha to Iran. Tabanus eggeri mianjangalensis subsp. n., T. hashemii sp.
n., T. ilchanii sp. n., T. mordax boroumandi subsp. n., T. sajavii sp. n., T.
yasujensis sp. n., T. zeirii sp. n. and Dasyrhamphis kuhedenaensis sp. n. are
described. Types of the new taxons are based on the females, T. yasujensis sp.
n. both female and male. Differential diagnoses are given. Hybomitra mendica
(Vill.) and Tabanus ansarii badhysi Ols. & Shevtsh. are new for the fauna of
Iran. The male of Haematopota coronata Aust. is described for the first time.
Key words: Czechoslovak-Iranian expedition, National Museum Prague, Diptera, Tabanidae, new species, new subspecies, faunistics, distribution