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Taxonomic study of the family Scoliidae (Hymenoptera; Aculeata) in Iraq – JBES

Razzaq Shalan Augul

Iraq Natural History Research Center and Museum, University of Baghdad, Iraq

Key words: Aculeata, Hymenoptera, Iraq, Scoliidae, Wasps.


In this study, 117 specimens of the hairy wasps (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae), collected from different region of Iraq are investigated. Five species belonging to three genera were determined; this species are: Campsomeriella thoracica (Fabricius), Megascolia maculata (Drury), Scolia flaviceps Eversmann, S. turkestanica Betrem, S. hirta (Schrank) and S. schrenkii (Eversmann). The last two species have been recorded for the first time in Iraq. Identification keys to genera, species and figured of male genitalia are illustrated.

Get the original articles in Source: Archive for | JBES |- February, 2016

Journal Name: Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES)

Published By: International Network for Natural Sciences

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