Document Type : Research Article
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
During 2005, in a faunistic survey of Tachinidae associated with pests of field crops which carried out in Shirvan region (North Khorasan province), 3 adult tachinids emerged from Agrotis sp. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae collected in sugar beet field of Agricultural college of Shirvan. The specimens were identified as Gonia ornata Meigen 1826. This is the first record of the occurrence of this species in Iran.