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Published: 2020-11-12

New species and records of the genus Ammophila W. Kirby, 1798 (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae)

Department of Ecology and Biogeography, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Lwowska 1, 87-100 Toruń, Poland.
Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, Frunze Street 11, Novosibirsk 630091, Russia.
Hymenoptera Apoidea Sphecidae new species distribution

Abstract

Ammophila kowalczyki sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae), a new species from Iran, is described and illustrated. In addition, new data on the distribution of six other species of Ammophila are given, among them Ammophila insignis F. Smith, 1856 from the United Arab Emirates, Ammophila laevicollis Ed. André, 1886 and Ammophila terminata F. Smith, 1856 from Spain. Of the other three, Ammophila sarekandana Balthasar, 1957 and Ammophila rauschi Dollfuss, 2013 are reported for the first time from Tajikistan, and Ammophila formosensis Tsuneki, 1971 is reported from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

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