The First Two Records of Trachyderma Species from Semnan Province, Iran

  • Dewanand Makhan
Keywords: Tenebrionidae, Pimeliinae, Trachyderma, new records, Iran


The first records of Trachyderma hispidum (Forskål, 1775) and Trachyderma philistinum Reiche & Saulcy, 1857 from Semnan Province, Iran (Tenebrionidae: Pimeliinae, Trachyderma) is presented here. The two Trachyderma Latreille, 1829 species were collected for the first time in Iran and is presented here. The specimens are deposited in the author’s collection