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An annotated checklist of Ciidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) of Iran

Museum of Nature V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, 8 Trinkler Street, Kharkiv, Ukraine 61058.
Department of Plant Protection, Yadegar-e- Imam Khomeini (RAH) Shahre Rey Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran
Coleoptera Minute tree-fungus beetles checklist fauna distribution Iran


A synopsis of the Iranian Ciidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) is proposed. Based upon a literature review and new data, a total of 23 species within seven genera (all under the subfamily Ciinae) are given for the fauna of Iran. Cis micans (Fabricius, 1792) is new record for the fauna of Iran, and also Octotemnus rugosopunctatus Drogvalenko, 2002 is new for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Russia. Two species, Cis multidentatus (Pic, 1917) and Cis villosulus (Marsham, 1802) are excluded from the fauna of Iran.



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