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

Article Title: A survey on family Andrenidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) in Gorgan County, Iran

DOI: 10.22067/ijab.v12i2.51068

We present the results of a survey of the andrenid bee fauna of Gorgan County, Golestan province, Iran between 2014 and 2015. The survey led to the identification of twenty-three species of the genus Andrena Fabricius and Melitturga Latreille belonging to subgenera Campylogaster (1 species), Chlorandrena (1 species), Holandrena (2 species), Hoplandrena (1 species), Melanapis (1 species), Melandrena (4 species), Micrandrena (4 species), Nobandrena (1 species), Notandrena (1 species), Plastandrena (2 species), Simandrena (1 species), Truncandrena (1 species), Zonandrena (2) and Melitturga (1 species). Of these, eight and six species are new to the fauna of Iran and Asia, respectively.

key words:   Andrenidae; Gorgan County; Iran; new record


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Reception Date: 01/11/2015 , Accept date: 21/05/2016 , Published Date: 21/05/2016

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