Fauna and species richness of chrysidid wasps (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae) in Mountains of Kerman province, south-east Iran

S Iranmanesh, F Strumia, S Madjdzadeh, Purrezaali, M Lashkari
2017 Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics   unpublished
A BSTR ACT. We present a list of 25 Chrysididae species mainly captured at high altitudes on mountains of the Kerman province, Iran. The numerous records evidences the rich biodiversity present at high altitudes in Iranian mountains up to an elevation of about 3000 m. The largest richness was observed in the 2100-2300m range. Elampus kashmirensis Nurse, 1902, Holopyga chrysonota appliata Linsenmaier, 1959, Chrysis quadrispina Buysson, 1887 and Chrysis sacrata Buysson, 1898 are new records for Iranian fauna.