Contribution to the knowledge of the jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) fauna of Kurdistan Province (Iran), Subfamilies Buprestinae and Agrilinae

Document Type : Research articles

Authors

1 University of Kurdistan

2 Institute of Zoology, Scientific Centre of Zoology and Hydroecology of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

3 Tehran

Abstract

The results of faunistic survey of jewel beetles (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) carried out in Kurdistan Province of Iran are presented. 30 species belonging to two subfamilies (Buprestinae and Agrilinae) and 8 genera were collected. Of these 1 species is new for Iranian fauna and 19 species are new for Kurdistan Province.

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