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Hosseini-Chegeni A. Additional records of the tropical nest fly, Passeromyia heterochaeta Villeneuve, 1915 (Diptera: Muscidae) from western Iran supported by DNA barcoding. JAD 2019; 1 (1) :34-40
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Department of Plant Protection, Pol-e Dokhtar Higher Education Center, Lorestan University, Pol-eDokhtar, Iran , hoseini.a@lu.ac.ir
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Passeromyia is a genus of flies associated with birds’ nests. Adults of Passeromyia heterochaeta were found within the houses near to domestic pigeon nests in Lorestan Province, western Iran. Flies were identified at the genus level by analysis of COI  sequences of a representative specimen. Then, the specimens were identified according to morphological characteristics as P. heterochaeta and the sequence was submitted to the GenBank under this name. DNA barcoding approach can be used for approximate identification before using morphological keys.
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Received: 2019/09/13 | Accepted: 2019/09/24 | Published: 2019/09/30

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