Taphrorychus alni Pfeffer, 1940,

Beaver, Roger A., Ghahari, Hassan & Sanguansub, Sunisa, 2016, An annotated checklist of Platypodinae and Scolytinae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Iran, Zootaxa 4098 (3), pp. 401-441: 425

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Taphrorychus alni Pfeffer, 1940


Taphrorychus alni Pfeffer, 1940 

This species has been recorded in Northern Provinces of Iran from Alnus  sp., Carpinus betulus  ( Betulaceae  ), Fagus orientalis  ( Fagaceae  ), Juglans regia  ( Juglandaceae  ), Pyrus communis  ( Rosaceae  ) ( Modarres Awal 1997 as Taphrorynchus [sic] alni  ). Elsewhere the species has been recorded only from Alnus glutinosa  ( Betulaceae  ) ( Pfeffer 1995). The range of hosts given suggests that the species has been misidentified.