عنوان مقاله [English]
A study was conducted, during 2014 -2015, on reduviids deposited in the Hayk Mirzayans Insect Museum (HMIM), Insect Taxonomy Research Department (ITRD) of the Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection (IRIPP). The specimens have been collected during a period of 60 years. Two species, Ectomocoris cordiger Stål, 1866 (Peiratinae) from Gilan, Lowshan, 27.V.1997, 900m, N: 36°40΄ E:49°34΄,3 ♂ and 1♀ (Sarafrazi, Badii and Nazari) and Reduvius disciger Horvagh, 1896 (Reduviinae) from Azarbahjan-e Sharghi, Kaleybar, Tatar River, 29.VII.2007, 350 m, N 39°01 E 46°44΄ (Sarafrazi). Ardabil, Ziveh, 14.VII.2011, 565m, N: 38°7΄ E: 48°15΄ (mofidi and Ebrahimi). Isfahan, Natanz, 21.VI.1988, 2050m, N: 33°30΄ E: 55°51΄ (Hashemi and Badii). Karadj, 17.7.1971, N: 35°43΄ E: 51°6΄., Tehran, 26.5.1962 (Hashemi). Khorasan Razavi, Neishabur, Zabarkhan, 12.6.1977, 1400m, N: 36°4 E: 59°16΄ (Pazuki and Abaii). Khuzestan, Ahvaz, 4.5.1974, N: 31°19΄ E: 48°40΄ (Zairi). Sistan-Baluchestan, Khash, 9.6.1967, 1450m, N: 28°13΄ E: 61°12΄ (Mirzayans and Pazuki). Fars, Kamfiruz, Tang-Bostanak, 2.6.1990, 1750m, N: 30°20΄ E: 52°8΄ (Ebrahimi and Badii). Golestan, Park-e Melli-e Golestan, 20.VII.1996, 1150m, N: 37°29΄ E: 56°10΄ (Ebrahimi and Nazari). Lorestan, 21.8.1995 (Mirzayans and Badii). and Markazi, Ashtian, 29.VII.1997, 2000m, N: 34°19΄ E: 50°18, 6♂ and 4♀ (Barari, Mofidi), are reported for the first time. From Iran. E. cordiger is elongate, medium sized dark brown bug with a heart shaped pale yellow brown large spot on half part of clavus and adjoining corium, head dark brown, antennae somewhat pale brown, eyes large, behind which there is a sulcus beyond which are prominent ocelli. The species is endemic to Palaearctic Region but have invaded the adjacent parts of the region, inhabiting the arid areas around the Mediterranean and in the Orient. Reduvius disciger lives under rocks and eats spiders and small invertebrates, including caterpillars of different butterflies. Zoogeographically, it dominates Turan, Iran-Turan, and Tethys regions. Identifications were confirmed by Dr Moullet from the Museum of Requien in France.