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Tephritidae is one of the most important families of the order Diptera. This family has both species of pests and biocontrol agents of some weeds. In order to collect and identification of tephritids and their host plants in East Azarbaijan province, a study was conducted during 2009- 2012. In total 15 species of fruit flies belonging to 2 subfamilies, 7 tribes and 13 genera besides 17 species of their host plants belonging to Asteraceae, Apiaceae and Lamiaceae families occurring were identified in the province. The species Aciura afghana (Hering, 1961) is recorded for the first time from Iran. The list of tephritid species is as follow.
Acanthiophilus helianthi (Rossi, 1794), Aciura afghana (Hering, 1961), Ensina sonchi (Linnaeus, 1767), Euaresta bullans (Wiedemann, 1830), Euleia heraclei (Linnaeus, 1758), Heringina guttata (Fallen, 1814), Orellia stictica (Gmelin, 1790), Oxyaciura tibialis (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830), Sphenella marginata (Fallen, 1814), Tephritis cometa (Loew, 1840), Tephritis postica (Loew, 1844), Tephritomyia lauta (Loew, 1869), Trupanea amoena (Frauenfeld, 1857), Urophora quadrifasciata (Meigen, 1826), Xyphosi miliaria Hendel, 1927.