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Comparing with the numerous studies carried out in other countries, information on Apoidea superfamily in Iran is scare. During a faunistic survey of pollinator bees associated with alfalfa fields in Mashhad and Chenaran regions in 2010, numerous specimens of Apoidea superfamily were collected and identified. Among the identified species, Anthidium diadema (Latreille, 1809) is record for the first time from Iran. All identifications confirmed by Dr.C.D.Michener in the Natural History Museum, University of Kansas U.S.A.
Keywords: Insect pollinators, New record, Iran