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Lookup NU author(s): Sienaa Al-Zurfi,
Dr Mukhtar Haba,
Professor Mark WhittinghamORCiD
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).
© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. During the several visits in 2018 and 2019 to some areas surrounding Central Marsh in southern Iraq (CMSI) for conservation purposes. The fauna of insects from different sites and sessions of the CMSI are surveyed in this study; there were (18) species, (17) genera that belong to (16) families and (7) orders which are recorded in this investigation using sweeping nets and light traps. According to available references, 7 species are new records in the area of study. This is survey is important for updating insects diversity in central Marshlands in Iraq. A counting study is needed to understand more about insect distributions and their impacts on biodiversity in such an important area.
Author(s): Kareem A, Aljaafari RK, Abaas MA, Al-Zurfi SM, Fazaa NA, Al-Sheikhly OF, Haba MK, Whittingham MJ
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: First International Scientific Conference on the Environment of Marshes and Water Surfaces
Year of Conference: 2022
Online publication date: 01/03/2022
Acceptance date: 02/04/2018
Date deposited: 19/05/2022
Publisher: IOP Publishing Ltd
Series Title: IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science