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New records of snail-killing flies (diptera: Sciomyzidae) from Iran

Latest version published by Belgium Biodiversity Platform on Feb 22, 2017 Belgium Biodiversity Platform

During a two-week sampling campaign in Iran from April 17th to May 1th 2016, 14 species of snail-killing flies (Diptera: Sciomyzidae) were caught. Three species, Pherbellia schoenherri, P. nana and P. ventralis are mentioned for the first time from Iran.

Data Records

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How to cite

Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Mortelmans J, Volckaert D (2016): New records of snail-killing flies (diptera: Sciomyzidae) from Iran. v1.4. Belgium Biodiversity Platform. Dataset/Occurrence.doi:10.15468/cw73bc

Rights

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The publisher and rights holder of this work is Belgium Biodiversity Platform. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.

GBIF Registration

This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 3d5af922-1767-4f43-84a5-b459c6725276.  Belgium Biodiversity Platform publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Belgium Biodiversity Platform.

Keywords

Islamic Republic of Iran; Sciomyzidae; faunistics; Islamic Republic of Iran; Sciomyzidae; faunistics

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Jonas Mortelmans
volunteer
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Jutestraat 30 9000 Ghent BE
Diederik Volckaert
volunteer
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Vierwegenstraat 10 9620 Zottegem BE

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Jonas Mortelmans
volunteer
Belgium Biodiversity Platform Jutestraat 30 9000 Ghent BE

Who filled in the metadata:

Jonas Mortelmans
volunteer
Belgium Biodiversity Platform Jutestraat 30 9000 Ghent BE

Who else was associated with the resource:

Ali Ashgar Talebi
Dean of the College of Agriculture
Tarbiat Modares University Jalal AleAhmad Nasr P.O. 14115-111 Tehran IR
http://www.modares.ac.ir/
Farzaneh Kazerani
Assistant professor
Tarbiat Modares University Jalal AleAhmad Nasr P.O. 14115-111 Tehran IR
http://www.modares.ac.ir/
Saeed Namin Mohamadzade
Assistant professor of Entomology
Islamic Azad University of Varamin-Pishva Naqshe Jahan 33817-7489 Tehran IR
http://www.iauvaramin.ac.ir/

Geographic Coverage

Iran

Bounding Coordinates South West [24.5, 43.7], North East [40.2, 63.7]

Taxonomic Coverage

New records of 12 species of Snail-killing flies (Diptera: Sciomyzidae) are given: Pherbina coryleti, Psacadina verbekei, Tetanocera hyalipennis, Ilione turcestanica, Hydromya dorsata, Sepedon sphegea, Sepedon spinipes, Coremacera catenata, Pherbellia griscescens, Pherbellia spec., Pherbellia cinerella, Pherbellia nana and Pherbellia griseola. Three species of Snail-killing flies (Diptera: Sciomyzidae) are new to Iran: Pherbellia ventralis, Pherbellia schoenherri and Pherbellia nana Nomenclature is according to Systema Dipterorum (http://www.diptera.org/index.php).

Family  Sciomyzidae (snail-killing flies)
Species  Pherbellia nana,  Pherbellia griseola,  Pherbellia cinerella,  Pherbellia schoenherri,  Pherbellia ventralis,  Ditaeniella grisecens,  Coremacera catenata,  Sepedon spinipes,  Sepedon sphegea,  Hydromya dorsata,  Ilione turcestanica,  Tetanocera hyalipennis,  Psacadina verbekei,  Pherbina coryleti

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2016-04-17 / 2016-05-01

Sampling Methods

All materials were collected by hand-netting the insects, and stored as dry, pinned materials.

Study Extent Six provinces were visited: Kerman province, Khuzestan province, Mazandaran province, Qazvin province, Alborz province and Teheran province
Quality Control Of all species, at least one specimen was collected.

Method step description:

  1. collecting, dry pinning, shipping to Belgium, identifying

Collection Data

Collection Name Jonas Mortelmans Private collection
Specimen preservation methods Pinned

Additional Metadata

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Alternative Identifiers 3d5af922-1767-4f43-84a5-b459c6725276
http://ipt.biodiversity.be/resource?r=sciomyzidae_iran_mortelmans