New genus and species record of Sphedanolestes annulatus Linnavuori (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) for Iran and Jordan

Short communication

Paride Dioli¹ , Pierre Moulet², Hassan Ghahari³*

¹ Museo civico di Storia Naturale, Sezione di Entomologia, Corso Venezia 55, I-20121 Milan, Italy
² Museum Requien, 67 rue Joseph Vernet, 84000 Avignon, France
³ Department of Plant Protection, Yadegar-e-Imam Khomeini (RAH) Shahre Rey Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
✉ hghahari@yahoo.com
*Corresponding author

Received: 14.09.2020 / Accepted: 16.11.2020 / Published: 08.12.2020
213 – 215
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Abstract

The genus Sphedanolestes Stål, 1867, with the species S. annulatus Linnavuori, 1961 (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) is recorded for the first time from Iran and Jordan. This species is considered endemic for Israel, and its colour variation is described.

Keywords

Heteroptera, Harpactorini, true bugs, new records, faunistics, distribution, Iran, Jordan

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