Izadizadeh M., Talebi A.A., Chemyreva V.G., Farahani S., Kazerani F., Ameri A.

New data on the genus Belyta Jurine, 1807 (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae, Belytinae) from Iran

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The genus Belyta Jurine, 1807 (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae) is studied in northern Iran. The specimens were collected using Malaise traps in the Alborz, Golestan, Gilan, Mazandaran and Qazvin Provinces during 2010–2018. The seven species of Belyta are recorded from Iran for the first time, Belyta abrupta Thomson, 1858, B. bicolor Jurine, 1807, B. depressa Thomson, 1858, B. elongata Thomson, 1858, B. rugosicollis Kieffer, 1909, B. sanguinolenta Nees, 1834 and B. validicornis Thomson, 1858. Diagnostic characters, illustrations, geographical distributions, and a key to Iranian species are provided.

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