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The present study includes a detailed description of Hybosorus illigeri Reiche 1853 for the first time in Iraq. Special characters of the species are, Labrum brown, protruding beyond clypeus, posterior margin with 7-9 of short teeth. Mandibles are sickle-shaped, the tooth very long and acute. Terminal maxillary palpomere tubular shaped, 3 times as long as 2nd palpimere. Antennae composed of 10-antennomeres and prominent with a club of 3-segments in which the basal segment of the club is hollowed out to harbor the last couple of antennomere, 8th antennomere 2 times as width as 9th onc. Outer margin of protibial has three long teeth. Elytra are a short, rounded-oval, dark brown black with nine striae. Parameres are a symmetrical, with the left paramere resembling a hammer and a slender and long acuminate lower lobe. Right paramere triangular, apex is acute. The habitus and diagnostic characters of the species were photographed.