A Contribution to Iranian Aphelinidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea)


  • Islamic Azad University, Department of Agriculture, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Plant Protection Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Giza, Egypt
  • Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Plant Protection College, Fuzhou, 350002, China
  • Islamic Azad University, Department of Entomology, Fars Science and Research Branch, Iran, Islamic Republic of


The fauna of Iranian Aphelinidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) is dealt with in this paper. A total of 43 aphelinid species from five genera (Aphelinus Dalman, Aphytis Howard, Coccobius Ratzeburg, Coccophagus Westwood and Pteroptrix Westwood) are listed in this paper. Additionally the hosts of some species are given.


Aphelinidae, Fauna, New Record, Host, Iran.

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