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Description of two new record species of the genus Asproparthenis ( Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in Iraq

Hanan H. Al Saffar
Natural History Research Center and Museum University of Baghdad, Baghdad Iraq
Ali N. Yaseen
Department of Science, college of Basic Education, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq
Saadoun Obaed Ahmed
Ministry of Education, General Directorate of Diyala Education, Diyala, Iraq


The species Asproparthenis vexata Gyllenhal,1834 and Asproparthenis omeri Korotyaev et al. (2020) belongs to Subfamily Molytinae family Curculionidae. In this study, two male specimens of Asproparthenis vexata and three male specimens of Asproparthenis omeri were used, which were obtained through field trips of Diyala farms, specifically in the district of Khalis, where these specimens were found near bushes (a mixture of plants). such as Atriplex halimus and some other plants.

Keywords: Asproparthenis vexata, Asproparthenis omeri Coleoptera, Curculionidae, Lixinae, , new records, Iraq ,


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