An annotated catalogue of the Iranian Anthocoridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha)

Ghahari Hassan, Carpintero Diego Leonardo, Ostovan Hadi
Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 49(1): 43-58, 2009
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Abstract: A total of 47 anthocorid species (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) from 10 genera, including Amphiareus Distant, 1904, Anthocoris Fallén, 1814, Buchana- niella Reuter, 1884, Cardiastethus Fieber, 1860, Dufouriellus Kirkaldy, 1906, Elatophilus Reuter, 1884, Lyctocoris Hahn, 1836, Orius Wolff, 1811, Temnostethus Fieber, 1860, and Xylocoris Dufour, 1831, are catalogued from Iran. The following five species are new for Iran: Elatophilus (Euhadrocerus) hebraicus Péricart, 1967, Buchananiella continua (White, 1880), Cardiastethus fasciiventris (Garbiglietti, 1869), Orius (Heterorius) strigicollis (Poppius, 1915), and Orius (Dimorphella) tantillus (Motschulsky, 1863). Buchananiella pseudococci (Wagner, 1951), comb. nov., is transferred from the genus Cardiastethus.
Key words: Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Anthocoridae, new combination, faunistics, Iran, Palaearctic Region
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