The fauna and ecology of wasps of the genus Tachysphex Kohl, 1883 (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Crabronidae) in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan

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M. M. Maharramov
Kh. A. Aliyev
A. B. Bayramov


An annotated checklist containing 11 species in five species groups of the wasp genus Tachysphex that occur in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic is presented. Five species are recorded from Azerbaijan for the first time: Tachysphex ferrugineus Pulawski, 1967, T. nitidus (Spinola, 1806), T. pompiliformis (Panzer, 1803), T. mocsaryi Kohl, 1884 and T. costae (de Stefani Perez, 1882). Six species are recorded from Nakhchivan AR for the first time: Tachysphex consocius Kohl, 1892, T. fulvitarsis (A. Costa, 1867), T. helveticus Kohl, 1885, T. brevipennis Mercet, 1909, T. pulcher Pulawski, 1967, T. dignus Kohl, 1889. Data on landscape and habitat distributions of each species are given.


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Maharramov, M. M., Aliyev, K. A., & Bayramov, A. B. (2018). The fauna and ecology of wasps of the genus Tachysphex Kohl, 1883 (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Crabronidae) in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. Acta Biologica Sibirica, 4(4), 53-56.


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