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.
The data in this occurrence resource has been published as a Darwin Core Archive (DwC-A), which is a standardized format for sharing biodiversity data as a set of one or more data tables. The core data table contains 82 records.
This IPT archives the data and thus serves as the data repository. The data and resource metadata are available for download in the downloads section. The versions table lists other versions of the resource that have been made publicly available and allows tracking changes made to the resource over time.
The table below shows only published versions of the resource that are publicly accessible.
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
Researchers should respect the following rights statement:
The publisher and rights holder of this work is Belgian Biodiversity Platform. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License.
This resource has been registered with GBIF, and assigned the following GBIF UUID: 3d5af922-1767-4f43-84a5-b459c6725276. Belgian Biodiversity Platform publishes this resource, and is itself registered in GBIF as a data publisher endorsed by Belgian Biodiversity Platform.
Islamic Republic of Iran; Sciomyzidae; faunistics; Islamic Republic of Iran; Sciomyzidae; faunistics
Who created the resource:
Who can answer questions about the resource:
Who filled in the metadata:
Who else was associated with the resource:
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [24.5, 43.7], North East [40.2, 63.7]|
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|
|Start Date / End Date||2016-04-17 / 2016-05-01|
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:
- collecting, dry pinning, shipping to Belgium, identifying
|Collection Name||Jonas Mortelmans Private collection|
|Specimen preservation methods||Pinned|
Researchers should respect the following rights statement: This dataset is given a licence following http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ Norms for data use and publication is based on http://www.canadensys.net/norms Give credit where credit is due. As is common practice in scientific research, cite the data you are using. Be responsible. Use the data responsibly. The data are published to allow anyone to better study and understand the world around us, so please do not use the data in any way that is unlawful, harmful or misleading. Understand that the data are subject to change, errors and sampling bias. Protect the reputation of the data publisher and clearly indicate any changes you may have made to the data. Share knowledge Let us know if you have used the data. It helps our participants to showcase their efforts and it helps you reach a wider audience. Inform the data publisher(s) if you have comments about the data, notice errors, or want more information. Respect the data license Understand and respect the data license or waiver under which the data are published. It is indicated in the rights field of every record and in the dataset metadata.