Taxonomic Study of the Sub-family Julodinae (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Kurdistan-Iraq

Wand Khalis Ali, M. Abdul-Rassoul, H. A. Al-ali

Abstract


This work is considered the first attempt toward the taxonomy of the subfamily Julodinae (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Kurdistan-Iraq. A total of 4 species of Iraqi Julodis were recorded. Adults were precisely described and all body parts were illustrated. The important characteristics for species were described, and keys have been formulated to the tribes, genera and species according to various morphological characters particularly the male genitalia.The distributional localities, dates of collection and hosts were given for all the studied species

Keywords


Wood borers, Julodinae, Julodis

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