Notonecta maculata (Fabricius)

Slimani, Noura, Moulet, Pierre, Chen, Ping-Ping, Nieser, Nico, Pluot-Sigwalt, Dominique, Boumaïza, Moncef & Guilbert, Eric, 2015, Checklist, distribution, and a new record of Nepomorphan water bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in northern Tunisia, Zootaxa 3981 (2), pp. 151-176: 167

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3981.2.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5E714DAC-15F2-46DA-AE2E-F74B2513D558

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AA4C78-977D-CD4D-FF5C-FF7BFB416057

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Notonecta maculata (Fabricius)
status

 

Notonecta maculata (Fabricius) 

( Fig. 8 AView FIGURE 8. A)

Material examined. Station 4, 24 -iv- 2013, 2 ♂; 22 -v- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 28 -vi- 2013, 1♂ 2 ♀; 18 -vii- 2013, 2♂; 21 -viii- 2013, 1♂; 04-ix- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 30 -x- 2013, 1♂; station 8, 25 -iv- 2013, 1 ♂ 1 ♀; 29 -vi- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 25 -vii- 2013, 1♀; station 12, 28 -i- 2013, 1 ♂ 1 ♀; 26 -ii- 2013, 2♂; 26 -iii- 2013, 1♂ 2 ♀; 23 -iv- 2013,1 ♂ 1 ♀; 21 -v- 2013, 2♂; 27 -vi- 2013, 3♂ 1 ♀; 17 -vii- 2013, 3♀; 20 -viii- 2013, 2♂; 03-ix- 2013, 3♂ 1 ♀; 30 -x- 2013, 2♂; 26 -xii- 2013, 2♂; station 17, 23 -iv- 2013, 1 ♂ 1 ♀; 21 -v- 2013, 1♂; station 19, 28 -vi- 2013, 1 ♂; 18 -vii- 2013, 1♂; station 22, 21 -v- 2013, 4 ♂; 27 -vi- 2013, 2♂ 1 ♀; 17 -vii- 2013, 3♂; 20 -viii- 2013, 2♂ 1 ♀; 03-ix- 2013, 2♂ 2 ♀; station 26, 21 -v- 2013, 2 ♂ 1 ♀; 27 -vi- 2013, 2♂ 3 ♀; 17 -vii- 2013, 1♂; 20 -viii- 2013, 4♂ 1 ♀; 03-ix- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 30 -x- 2013, 2♂ 1 ♀; station 28, 25 -iv- 2013, 2 ♂ 1 ♀; station 29, 25 -iv- 2013, 1 ♂ 1 ♀; 24 -v- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 29 -vi- 2013, 2♂; 25 -vii- 2013, 2♂ 2 ♀; 22 -viii- 2013, 1♀; 29 -x- 2013, 1♂; station 31, 30 -i- 2013, 1 ♂; 28 -ii- 2013, 1♂; 29 -vi- 2013, 1♂; 25 -iv- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 23 -v- 2013, 1♀; 25 - vii- 2013, 1♀; station 32, 25 -iv- 2013, 2 ♂ 1 ♀; 23 -v- 2013, 1♂; 25 -vii- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 22 -viii- 2013, 2♂ 2 ♀; 05-ix- 2013, 1♂; 29 -x- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; station 36, 29 -i- 2013, 2 ♂; 27 -ii- 2013, 2♂; 24 -iv- 2013, 2♂ 1 ♀; 22 -v- 2013, 1♂; 28 -vi- 2013, 1♂ 2 ♀; 24 -vii- 2013, 2♂ 1 ♀; 21 -viii- 2013, 1♀; 04-ix- 2013, 2♂; station 43, 22 -iv- 2013, 1 ♂; 20 -v- 2013, 2♂; 26 -vi- 2013, 1♂ 2 ♀; 16 -vii- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 19 -viii- 2013, 2♂ 2 ♀; 26 -xi- 2013, 1♀; station 44, 27 -i- 2013, 1 ♂; 25 -ii- 2013, 2♂; 25 -iii- 2013, 2♀; 22 -iv- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 20 -v- 2013, 1♂ 2 ♀; 26 -vi- 2013, 3♂ 1 ♀; 16 -vii- 2013, 2♂ 2 ♀; 19 -viii- 2013, 2♂ 2 ♀; 02-ix- 2013, 3♂ 2 ♀; 31 -x- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 25 -xii- 2013, 1♂; station 45, 25 -iii- 2013, 1 ♂ 1 ♀; 22 -iv- 2013, 2♂ 3 ♀; 20 -v- 2013, 3♂ 2 ♀; 26 -vi- 2013, 1♂ 2 ♀; 16 -vii- 2013, 2♂ 2 ♀; 19 -viii- 2013, 1♀; 02-ix- 2013, 1♂ ♀; station 46, 16 -vii- 2013, 2 ♂; 25 -xii- 2013, 1♀; station 47, 27 -i- 2013, 2 ♀; 25 -ii- 2013, 2♂ 2 ♀; 25 -iii- 2013, 2♂ 1 ♀; station 48, 30 -i- 2013, 2 ♀; 28 -ii- 2013, 2♀; 28 -iii- 2013, 2♂ 1 ♀; 23 -v- 2013, 2♂ 3 ♀; 29 -vi- 2013, 3♂ 2 ♀; 19 -vii- 2013, 2♂ 3 ♀; 22 -viii- 2013, 1♂ 1 ♀; 05-ix- 2013, 3♂ 2 ♀; 30 -xi- 2013,1 ♂.

Comments. This species is abundant and widespread in Tunisia. Specimens were collected in springtime, in temporal or permanent streams, with abundant riparian vegetation. It was first recorded from Tunisia by Horváth (1906) under the name of Notonecta glauca  L. var. maculate Fabricius  in Oued Melina.

Distribution. It occurs in Palearctic region (Polhemus 1995; Carapezza 1997; Fent et al. 2011).