First checklist of Tachysphex Kohl, 1883 (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) of Tunisia with new distributional data

  • Hassib Ben Khedher Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Ataturk University, Erzurum https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6292-3677
  • Erol Yıldırım Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Ataturk University, 25240 Erzurum, Turkey https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3509-425X
  • Mohamed Braham Regional Research Center on Horticulture and Organic Agriculture at Chott Meriem, Sousse University, 4042 Sousse, Tunisia https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3913-5175

Abstract

Based on published records and newly collected materials, checklist of the genus Tachysphex Kohl, 1883 in Tunisia is established. A total of 38 species and subspecies are listed. Among them, T. mauretanus Pulawski, 1971 and T. sericans gracilis Pulawski, 1971 are new records for Tunisian fauna. New provincial records are cited for the majority of newly collected species. Digital photographs for general view of newly collected species are provided.

Published
2020-11-30
How to Cite
Ben Khedher, H., Yıldırım, E., & Braham, M. (2020). First checklist of Tachysphex Kohl, 1883 (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) of Tunisia with new distributional data. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 22(3), 307-323. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/1912
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society