A survey of Metopiinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in southern Iran, with three new records

Abbas Amiri, Ali Asghar Talebi, Matthias Riedel, Ehsan Rakhshani, Hamidreza Hajiqanbar
J. Crop Prot   unpublished
The subfamily Metopiinae was taxonomically studied in Fars and Hormozgan provinces during 2011-2013. The specimens were collected by using Malaise traps and sweep net. Five species were collected and identified, of which three species are recorded for the first time from Iran: Colpotrochia cincta (Scopoli, 1763), Exochus suborbitalis Schmiedeknecht, 1924, and Metopius (Peltocarus) turcestanicus Clement, 1930. An identification key to the species and an updating checklist of Metopiinae of Iran, as well as zoogeographical notes are provided.