Prey of some Robber Flies (Diptera: Asilidae) in Fars Province, Iran

Authors

  • Nazila Saghaei
  • Rüstem Hayat
  • Hadi Ostovan
  • Majid Fallahzaed

Keywords:

Entomology, insecta, systematic, fauna, taxonomy

Abstract

In the present research, the prey of asilid species (Diptera, Asilidae) from Fars province, Iran was identified during years 2006–2008. The prey consisted mainly of Hymenoptera (Sphecidae, Vespidae, Apidae, Chrysididae, Megachilidae and Scoliidae), followed by Diptera (Tabanidae, Syrphidae, Therevidae, Tachinidae and Dolichopodidae), Orthoptera (Acrididae and Gryllidae), Coleoptera (Buprestidae, Alleculidae and Cerambycidae), Hemiptera (Cicadellidae and Coreidae), Neuroptera (Myrmeleontidae) and Odonata (Aeshnidae).

Author Biographies

Nazila Saghaei

Department of Plant Protection

Rüstem Hayat

Department of Plant Protection

Hadi Ostovan

Department of Entomology

Majid Fallahzaed

Department of Entomology

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Published

2010-03-18

How to Cite

Saghaei, N., Hayat, R., Ostovan, H., & Fallahzaed, M. (2010). Prey of some Robber Flies (Diptera: Asilidae) in Fars Province, Iran. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 12(1), 17–26. Retrieved from https://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/156

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Journal of the Entomological Research Society