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Issue Information: Vol. 12, No. 2,(2016)

Article Title: Hover flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) of Khaf, South-east Khorasan-e Razavi Province, Iran

DOI: 10.22067/ijab.v12i2.41101

The purpose: A survey was conducted to identify the hover flies in South-east Khorasan-e Razavi Province, Iran during 2011-2012. Basic methodology: These species were collected by sweeping net on flowers as pollinators. Main findings: Among of 231 collected specimens, 17 species belonging to 10 genera and two subfamilies were verified. All of them are recorded for the first time from khaf region. Eumerus ornatus (Meigen, 1822) is a new record for the fauna of Khorasan-e Razavi Province.

key words:   Khaf; Khorasan-e Razavi Province ; Syrphidae.


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Reception Date: 10/11/2014 , Accept date: 04/07/2015 , Published Date: 04/07/2015

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