The first records of Amorphocephala coronata (Germar, 1817) and Amorphocephala piochardi (Bedel, 1878) (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea: Brentidae) in Iraq

Authors

  • Eylon Orbach 49 Remez Street, Qiryat Tivon, 3604449 Israel. E-mail: eylonorbach@gmail.com
  • Abdul-Qadir Salih Khidhir Belbas Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, Erbil, Directorate of Agriculture Researches, Department of Plant Protection (Insect Museum), Kurdistan Region, Iraq. E-mail: abdulqadirsalih@ymail.com

Keywords:

Biodiversity, beetles, Brentidae, weevils, Curculionoidea, identification key, Kurdistan, Iraq, Middle East, new record

Abstract

Amorphocephala coronata and A. piochardi are newly recorded from Iraq. A checklist and a key for the Brentidae species recorded from Iraq and a distribution map are given.

To cite: Orbach, E. & Khidhir Belbas, A.-Q. S. 2023. The first records of Amorphocephala coronata (Germar, 1817) and Amorphocephala piochardi (Bedel, 1878) (Coleoptera: Curculionoidea: Brentidae) in Iraq. Israel Journal of Entomology 52: 35–39.

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.10432474

Amorphocephala piochardi

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2023-12-26

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