New records of gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Iran

Authors

  • Younes Karimpour Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, Urmia
  • Marcela Skuhrava Bítovská 1227/9, CZ–140 00 Praha 4, Czech Republic
  • Hossein Lotfakizadeh East Azarbaijan Agricultural and Natural Resources Research & Education Center, AREEO
  • Mehdi Razmi 1- Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, Urmia University, Urmia – Iran

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51963/jers.v24i3.2254

Abstract

Based on the materials which recently collected from west Azerbaijan province/Iran, two genus of gall midges including Giraudiella Rübsaamen, 1915 and Stenodiplosis Reuter, 1895 and seven species of them namely, Baldratia salicorniae Kieffer, 1897; Cystiphora taraxaci (Kieffer, 1888); Dasineura plicatrix (Loew, 1850); D. teucrii (Tavares, 1903); G. inclusa (Frauenfeld, 1862); Lasioptera flexuosa (Winnertz, 1853) and S. bromicola (Marikovskii & Agafonova, 1961) are reported for the first time for Iranian fauna. In addition, the species Halodiplosis araratica Mirumian, 1991 is a new record for west Azerbaijan province’ fauna. Some photos of galls on their host plants and its distribution data are given.

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Published

01.12.2022

How to Cite

Karimpour, Y., Skuhrava, M., Lotfakizadeh, H., & Razmi, M. (2022). New records of gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Iran. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 24(3), 321–329. https://doi.org/10.51963/jers.v24i3.2254

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Journal of the Entomological Research Society