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Hamed Ghobari

Hamed Ghobari

Academic rank: Associate Professor
ORCID:
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 56801091100
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture
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Phone: 09183715818

Research

Title
Addition to Iranian Springtails fauna and a checklist of the Collembola from Kurdistan province
Type
JournalPaper
Keywords
Springtails, northwestern Iran, distribution, new record, checklist
Year
2023
Journal Journal of Insect Biodiversity and Systematics
DOI
Researchers Somaye Ahmadi ، Hamed Ghobari ، Masoumeh Shayan mehr ، Kyumars Mohammadi Samani ، Igor Kaprus

Abstract

The study was conducted in oak forests and the conifer stands in Marivan county located in west of Kurdistan province. The leaf litter and soils samples from these forests were taken during 2016 to 2019 and specimens were extracted by the Berlese funnels. Results of the study led to identification of 39 species of 11 families. The three genera Doutnacia Rusek, 1974 (Tullbergiidae), Heterosminthurus Stach, 1955 (Bourletiellidae) and Calx Christiansen, 1958 (Entomobryidae) and eight species including Willemia virae Kapruś, 1997, Xenylla tullbergi Börner, 1903 (Hypogastruridae), Axenyllodes caecus (Gisin, 1952) (Odontellidae), Thalassaphorura franzi (Stach, 1946) (Onychiuridae), Doutnacia xerophila Rusek, 1974 (Tullbergiidae), Calx kailashi Mandal, 2018, Seira dori Gruia, Poliakov & Broza, 2000 (Entomobryidae) and Heterosminthurus insignis (Reuter, 1876) (Bourletiellidae) are new for Iranian fauna. All species from the present study are reported for the first time from Kurdistan province. Short explanation of each collected species including material examined, distribution and short description and illustration for the new records are given.