New Record of the Genus Hydrotaea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (Diptera, Muscidae) from Kerbala City, Iraq

Authors

  • Haider Naeem Al-Ashbal1 , Rafid Abbas Al-Essa1 , Hanaa H. Al-Saffar2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1477

Keywords:

Diptera, Forensic Entomology, Hydrotaea, Iraq, Muscidae, Ophyra.

Abstract

The current study showed the genus Hydrotaea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 recorded for the first time to

Iraqi entomofauna and with its two species H.aenescens (Wiedemann, 1830) and H. albuquerquei Lopes,

1985.The specimens collected from carcasses of dogs. The photos taken by the aid of dino light digital

microscope. The identification of diagnostic characters by using many taxonomical keys.

Author Biography

Haider Naeem Al-Ashbal1 , Rafid Abbas Al-Essa1 , Hanaa H. Al-Saffar2

1 College of Education for Pure Sciences/ University of Kerbala, Kerbala, Iraq, 2Iraq Natural History Research

Center and Museum, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Haider Naeem Al-Ashbal1 , Rafid Abbas Al-Essa1 , Hanaa H. Al-Saffar2. (2020). New Record of the Genus Hydrotaea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (Diptera, Muscidae) from Kerbala City, Iraq. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 667-672. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1477

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