CHECKLIST OF DARKLING BEETLES (COLEOPTERA, TENEBRIONIDAE) IN IRAQ

Authors

  • Razzaq Shalan Augul Iraq Natural History Research Center and Museum, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Hanaa H. Al Saffar Iraq Natural History Research Center and Museum, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.26842/binhm.7.2023.17.4.0699

Keywords:

Basionym, Checklist, Diversity, Investigation, Tenebrionid beetles

Abstract

In the current review, an updated list of dark beetle species (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae) recorded in Iraq was given. The current paper is based on previous studies in the literature and contains all dark beetles referred to in Iraq, except for the species within the Pimelinae subfamily.
The investigation of this review showed the presence of 89 species belonging to 34 genera within five subfamilies. This work included mentioning the basionyms and synonyms for genera and species with their global distribution, as well as, correcting the scientific names that were mentioned in the previous checklists.

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Published

2023-12-20

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