The first study of isotomidae fauna (collembola: apterygota) in Lorestan Province, Western Iran, with new records for Iranian fauna

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The first study of isotomidae fauna (collembola: apterygota) in Lorestan Province, Western Iran, with new records for Iranian fauna

Amin Ahmadi Rad, Morteza Kahrarian
J. Bio. Env. Sci.7( 1), 128-133, July 2015.
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Abstract

Preliminary fauna of the Isotomidae were investigated in 10 different regions of the Kohdasht County (Lorestan province, Western Iran) during 2013-2014. The specimens were collected from the surface layer of soil and leaf litter. Totally 8 species belonging to 5 genera were found. All species reported for the first time in this province of Iran. It is also the first time that the species Folsomia cf. asiatica (Martynova, 1971) is reported for the fauna of Iran.

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