Studies on the Acanthosomatidae, Scutelleridae and Pentatomidae (Heteroptera) of Gilan and the adjacent provinces in northern Iran

Linnavuori Rauno E.
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 48(1): 1-21, 2008
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Abstract: A list of the Acanthosomatidae (3 species), Scutelleridae (13 species) and Pentatomidae (76 species) from the Iranian province of Gilan and adjacent provinces is published. The following eight species are recorded from Iran for the first time: Cyphostethus tristriatus (Fabricius, 1787), Arma custos (Fabricius, 1794), Alloeoglypta pretiosa Kiritshenko, 1952, Sciocoris cursitans cursitans (Fabricius, 1794), Sciocoris macrocephalus Fieber, 1851, Ventocoris (Selenodera) bulbifer Seidenstücker, 1964, Podops (Opocrates) annulicornis Jakovlev, 1877, and Tarisa virescens Herrich-Schaeffer, 1851.
Key words: Heteroptera, Pentatomoidea, Acanthosomatidae, Scutelleridae, Pen- tatomidae, Iran, Gilan, faunistics, checklist, new records