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Annotated checklist of Byrrhoidea(Coleoptera: Byrrhidae, Elmidae, Limnichidae, Psephenidae) from Iran

Manfred A. Jäch, Hadi Ostovan, Hassan Ghahari, Andreas Pütz


The distribution of the Byrrhidae, Elmidae, Limnichidae and Psephenidae (Coleoptera: Byrrhoidea) of Iran is summarized. A total of eight species of Byrrhidae (four genera), 17 species of Elmidae (seven genera), two species of Limnichidae (one genus), and two species of Psephenidae (two genera) are listed. Curimopsis (Curimopsis) taurica Paulus, 1973 (Byrrhidae) is recorded from Iran for the first time.


Coleoptera; Byrrhoidea; Byrrhidae; Elmidae; Limnichidae; Psephenidae; checklist; Iran

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