Check List 8(4): 776-778, doi: 10.15560/8.4.776
First record of Cononedys bituberculata Becker, 1915 (Insecta: Diptera: Bombyliidae) from Iran, with description of the spermatheca
expand article infoSaeedeh Hakimian, Ali Asghar Talebi, Babak Gharali
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The genus Cononedys Hermann, 1907 and its species, C. bituberculata Becker, 1915 are recorded for the first time from Iran. Specimens were collected with Malaise traps from northern Iran. Morphological characters including the first description of the female spermatheca and also geographical distribution of the newly recorded species are provided.