Veliidae,

Csabai, Zoltán, Soós, Nándor, Berchi, Gavril Marius, Cianferoni, Fabio, Boda, Pál & Móra, Arnold, 2017, Aquatic and semiaquatic Heteroptera (Nepomorpha and Gerromorpha) fauna of Greek holiday islands (Rhodes, Crete and Corfu) with first records of three species from Europe and Greece, Zootaxa 4231 (1), pp. 51-69: 59-60

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4231.1.3

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B13826-102B-EC0B-FF40-3BF4325B8993

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Veliidae
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Veliidae 

Microvelia (Microvelia) reticulata (Burmeister, 1835) 

Material examined. CORFU: M. of Meliteieon: 213 Gardiki, ditch, 39°28’36”N 19°53’11”E, 30.iv.2010, 1, L4; M. of Paleokastriton: 220 Poulades, pond with open water, 39°39’56”N 19°46’46”E, 27.iv.2010, 1, L4.

Microvelia (Picaultia) pygmaea (Dufour, 1833) 

Material examined. RHODES: M. of Afandou: 0 0 2 Arhipoli , River Loutanis 2, 36°16’03”N 28°04’08”E, 19.ii.2007, 1, L1; 0 0 8 Kolympia, River Loutanis 3, 36°15’42”N 28°08’08”E, 19.ii.2007, 1, L1.GoogleMaps  CRETE: M. of Lappas: 158 Dramia, River Mouselas , 35°21’03”N 24°19’04”E, 25.ii.2008, 1, L3.GoogleMaps 

Rhagovelia (Rhagovelia) infernalis africana Lundblad, 1936 

Material examined. RHODES: M. of Afandou : 0 0 1 Arhipoli, River Loutanis 1, 36°16’52”N 28°04’45”E, 19.ii.2007, 1♂, L1.GoogleMaps 

Comment. First confirmed record for the European fauna. First confirmed record for Greece.

Velia (Plesiovelia) affinis filippii Tamanini, 1947 

Material examined. RHODES: M. of Afandou: 0 0 5 Arhipoli , stream, 36°15’51”N 28°04’23”E, 19.ii.2007, 5 (2♂♂ (mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 3♀♀ (mpt.)), L1; M. of Kamiros: 0 34 Eleousa , stream, 36°16’17”N 28°02’23”E, 22.ii.2007GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (mpt.), L2; 0 35 Kalavarda, River Argiros , 36°20’44”N 27°56’24”E, 20.ii.2007, 3 (2♂♂ (mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (mpt.)), L1; 0 38 Salakos: River Argiros 1, 36°18’43”N 27°56’19”E, 20.ii.2007, 3 (1♂ (mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 2♀♀ (mpt.)), L1; 0 39 Salakos, River Argiros 2, 36°17’52”N 27°57’20”E, 20.ii.2007, 4 (2♂♂ (mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 2♀♀ (mpt.)), L1; M. of Lindos: 0 41 Lardos, River Lardos , 36°05’07”N 28°01’01”E, 17.ii.2007GoogleMaps  , 1♂ (mpt.), L1.— CRETE: P. of Chania: M. of Mousouron: 0 81 Nea Roumata , stream, 35°23’40”N 23°51’23”E, 01.iii.2008GoogleMaps  , 1♂ (apt.), L3.— CORFU: M. of Korission: 202 Roumanades : pool, dry streambed, 39°26’50”N 19°58’53”E, 30.iv.2010, 2 (1♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.)), L4; M. of Lefkimeon: 207 Lefkimmi , stream, 39°24’26”N 20°04’04”E, 01.v.2010GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.), L4.

Velia (Plesiovelia) mariae Tamanini, 1971 

Material examined. RHODES: M. of Arhangelos: 0 10 Arhangelos, stream 2, 36°12’42”N 28°08’11”E, 24.ii.2007, 1♂ (apt.), L1; 0 14 Epta Piges (Seven Springs), lake 1, 36°15’15”N 28°06’57”E, 14.ii.2007, 3♀♀ (apt.), L1; 0 15 Epta Piges (Seven Springs), lake 2, 36°15’16”N 28°06’56”E, 15.ii.2007, 3 (1♂ (apt.), 2♀♀ (apt.)), L1; M. of Kamiros: 0 34 Eleousa, stream, 36°16’17”N 28°02’23”E, 22.ii.2007, 2 (1♂ (mpt.), 1♀ (mpt.)), L2; M. of Petaloudes: 0 45 Petaloudes (Valley of butterflies), stream 1, 36°20’03”N 28°03’49”E, 21.ii.2007, 9♀♀ (8 apt., 1 mpt.), L1; 0 46 Petaloudes (Valley of butterflies), stream 2, 36°20’05”N 28°03’47”E, 21.ii.2007, 2♀♀ (apt.), L1; 0 47 Petaloudes (Valley of butterflies), stream 3, 36°20’06”N 28°03’47”E, 21.ii.2007, 4 (1♂ (apt.), 3♀♀ (apt.)), L1; 0 48 Petaloudes (Valley of butterflies), stream 4, 36°20’07”N 28°03’47”E, 21.ii.2007, 3♀♀ (apt.), L1; 0 49 Petaloudes (Valley of butterflies), stream 5, 36°20’11”N 28°03’45”E, 21.ii.2007, 1♂ (apt.), L1; 0 51 Petaloudes (Valley of butterflies), stream 7, 36°20’15”N 28°03’42”E, 21.ii.2007, 7♀♀ (apt.), L1; 0 53 Petaloudes (Valley of butterflies), stream 9, 36°20’22”N 28°03’36”E, 21.ii.2007, 1♀ (apt.), L1; M. of Rhodos: 0 54 Rhodos town, Rodini park, artificial fountain pool, 36°25’37”N 28°13’13”E, 23.ii.2007, 3 (1♂ (apt.), 2♀♀ (apt.)), L1; 0 55 Rhodos town, Rodini park, stream, 36°25’36”N 28°13’08”E, 23.ii.2007, 1♀ (apt.), L1.

Additional material examined. EUROPE: BULGARIA: Burgas: Balgari [stream], 42°06’42”N 27°45’58”, 193 m a.s.l., 03.vi.2014, 2 (1♂ (apt.), 1♀ (apt.)), leg. & det. G.M. Berchi ( GBCR)  ; Petrič, 23.vi.1957, 3♂♂ (apt.), leg. M. Josifov, det. G.M. Berchi ( NMNHS) [identified as V. rhadamantha  by Tamanini (1959), here revised]; Strandzha Mts. (=Standja), 06.vii.1955, 3 (2♂♂ (apt.), 1♀ (apt.)), leg. M. Josifov, det. G.M. Berchi ( NMNHS)  ; Veliko Tarnovo: Leskovets [stream], 43°41’55”N 24°02’07”E, 47 m a.s.l., 18.ix.2014, 3 (2♂♂ (apt.), 1♀ (apt.)), leg. & det. G.M. Berchi ( GBCR)GoogleMaps  ; Plevna: Lozitsa [stream], 43°36’17”N 25°00’03”E, 116 m a.s.l., 18.ix.2014, 13 (9♂♂ (apt.), 4♀♀ (apt.)), leg. & det. G.M. Berchi ( GBCR)GoogleMaps  . — GREECE: MAINLAND: [P. of Argolis, M. of Epidavros:] Epidavros , 10.viii.1958, 2♂♂ (apt.), leg. H. Eckerlein, det. G.M. Berchi ( NMNHS)  ; —LEFKADA: [M. of Ellomenos:] Nydri stream, near Rachi , 23 m a.s.l., 38°43’N 20°42’E, 4.vi.2015, 5 (3♂♂ (2 mpt., 1 apt.), 2♀♀ (mpt.)), leg. F. Terzani, S. Rocchi & A. Bandinelli, det. F. Cianferoni (CFC); idem, 2 (1♂ (mpt.), 1♀ (mpt.)), leg. S. Rocchi, det. F. Cianferoni (CFC).—RHODES: [M. of Petaloudes:] Petaloúdes (Valley of Butterflies), 12.iv.2014, 3 (2♂♂ (apt.), 1♀ (apt.)), leg. D. Spigoli & G. Stasolla, det. F. Cianferoni (CFC).— SAMOS: [M. of Karlovasi:] Potami [stream with waterfalls], 37°47’00”N 26°40’17”E, 20-50 m a.s.l., 07.vii.2006, 13 (8♂♂ (apt.), 5♀♀ (apt.)), leg. O. Seberg, det. G.M. Berchi ( GBCR)GoogleMaps  ; [M. of Vathy:] Samos [stream], 37°45’52”N 26°58’48”E, 200 m a.s.l., 04.vii.2006, 8 (5♂♂ (apt.), 3♀♀ (apt.)), leg. O. Seberg, det. G.M. Berchi ( GBCR)GoogleMaps  . —SAMOTHRACE: [M. of Samothrace:] Amos river, near Panagia Kremniotisa , 190 m a.s.l., 31.v.2005, 3 (2♂♂ (1 mpt., 1 apt.), 1♀ (apt.)), leg. N. Simov, det. G.M. Berchi ( NMNHS)  . — ASIA: TURKEY (Asian Part): Balikesir: Sındırgı [stream], 39°13’05”N 28°07’20”E, 270 m a.s.l., 27.vii.2014, 5 (2♂♂ (apt.), 3♀♀ (apt.)), leg. I. Ribera & A.Cieslak, det. G.M. Berchi ( GBCR)GoogleMaps  .

Comment. First records for the European fauna. First records for Bulgaria and Greece.

Velia (Plesiovelia) pelagonensis Hoberlandt, 1941 

Material examined. CORFU: M. of Agios Georgios: 176 Agios Georgios, stream 1, 39°43’14”N 19°40’27”E, 26.iv.2010, 4♀♀ (apt.), L4; 177 Agios Georgios, stream 2, 39°43’24”N 19°42’05”E, 26.iv.2010, 1♀ (apt.), L4; 179 Arillas, stream, 39°44’37”N 19°39’59”E, 22.iv.2010, 3♀♀ (apt.), L4; M. of Esperion: 183 Gousades, stream, 39°46’13”N 19°42’01”E, 22.iv.2010, 5 (1♂ (apt.), 4♀♀ (apt.)), L4; 184 Karousades: stream, 39°47’11”N 19°45’55”E, 23.iv.2010, 1♀ (apt.), L4; M. of Meliteieon: 214 Kato Pavliana, stream 1, 39°31’21”N 19°52’40”E, 29.iv.2010, 4 (3♂♂ (apt.), 1♀ (apt.)), L4; M. of Parelion: 222 Afra, stream, 39°37’30”N 19°50’45”E, 27.iv.2010, 2 (1♂ (apt.), 1♀ (apt.)), L4; 226 Kombitsi, stream 1, 39°36’30”N 19°51’44”E, 29.iv.2010, 5 (3♂♂ (apt.), 2♀♀ (apt.)), L4; 227 Kombitsi, stream 2, 39°36’31”N 19°51’43”E, 29.iv.2010, 4 (2♂♂ (apt.), 2♀♀ (apt.)), L4; M. of Thinalion: 230 Klimatia, stream 1, 39°43’50”N 19°47’09”E, 25.iv.2010, 2♂♂ (apt.), L4; 231 Klimatia, stream 2, 39°44’14”N 19°47’07”E, 25.iv.2010, 8 (2♂♂ (apt.), 6♀♀ (apt.)), L4.

Velia (Plesiovelia) rhadamantha rhadamantha Hoberlandt, 1941 

Material examined. CRETE: P. of Chania: M. of Anatoliko Selino : 0 60 Agia Irini , stream, 35°20’34”N 23°49’39”E, 01.iii.2008, 6 (4♂♂ (3 apt., 1 mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 2♀♀ (apt.)), L3; M. of Georgioupoli: 0 66 Kavros , stream, 35°21’03”N 24°18’08”E, 21.ii.2008, 8 (7♂♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.)), L3; M. of Inachorion: 0 68 Kambos , stream, 35°23’19”N 23°34’24”E, 20.ii.2008, 2 (1♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.)), L3; M. of Kissamos: 0 70 Ano Sfinari , stream, 35°24’13”N 23°35’17”E, 20.ii.2008, 6 (1♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 5♀♀ (4 apt., 1 mpt.)), L3; M. of Mithimna: 0 78 Koleni , stream, 35°29’44”N 23°43’08”E, 21.ii.2008, 7 (5♂♂ (3 apt., 2 mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 2♀♀ (1 apt., 1 mpt.)), L3; M. of Mousouron: 0 80 Fournes, River Xekolimenos , 35°26’09”N 23°56’24”E, 01.iii.2008, 2 (1♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.)), L3; 0 81 Nea Roumata , stream, 35°23’40”N 23°51’23”E, 01.iii.2008, 19 (4♂♂ (2 apt., 2 mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 15♀♀ (14 apt., 1 mpt.)), L3; 0 82 Prases , stream, 35°22’43”N 23°49’44”E, 01.iii.2008GoogleMaps  , 2♀♀ (apt.), L3; M. of Voukolies: 0 93 Tavronitis, River Tavronitis , 35°31’32”N 23°49’30”E, 21.ii.2008GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.), L3; P. of Heraklion: M. of Arkalohori: 0 96 Tsoutsouros , stream, 34°59’05”N 25°17’07”E, 22.ii.2008, 5 (3♂♂ (mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 2♀♀ (mpt.)), L3; M. of Kofina: 104 Stoli , stream, 35°02’52”N 25°03’13”E, 15.ii.2008GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.), L3; P. of Lassithi: M. of Makrys Gialos: 135 Pilalimata , stream, 35°03’22”N 26°01’02”E, 26.ii.2008GoogleMaps  , 4♀♀ (apt.), L3; M. of Neapoli: 136 Selinari , stream, 35°17’01”N 25°32’44”E, 23.ii.2008, 4 (2♂♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 2♀♀ (apt.)), L3; P. of Rethymno: M. of Arkadi: 139 Sfakaki , stream, 35°22’38”N 24°33’46”E, 28.ii.2008, 7 (2♂♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 5♀♀ (4 apt., 1 mpt.)), L3; 140 Stavromenos , stream, 35°23’07”N 24°35’48”E, 28.ii.2008, 2 (1♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.)), L3; M. of Finikas: 141 Angouseliana , stream, 35°13’58”N 24°25’42”E, 25.ii.2008GoogleMaps  , 1♂ (mpt.), L3; M. of Lappas: 158 Dramia, River Mouselas , 35°21’03”N 24°19’04”E, 25.ii.2008, 15 (7♂♂ (6 apt., 1 mpt.)GoogleMaps  , 8♀♀ (7 apt., 1 mpt.)), L3; M. of Nikiforos Fokas: 159 Petre, River Petres , 35°21’04”N 24°21’28”E, 25.ii.2008GoogleMaps  , 1♂ (mpt.), L3; M. of Rethymno: 160 Armeni, pool, Late Minoan Cemetery , 35°19’03”N 24°27’45”E, 27.ii.2008, 3 (1♂ (marcopterous)GoogleMaps  , 2♀♀ (mpt.)), L3; 164 Platanias, River Platanes , 35°22’02”N 24°31’28”E, 28.ii.2008GoogleMaps  , 1♀ (apt.), L3; M. of Sivirtos: 167 Gerakari , stream 1, 35°12’52”N 24°34’00”E, 24.ii.2008, 5 (1♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 4♀♀ (3 apt., 1 mpt.)), L3; 169 Gerakari , stream 3, 35°12’45”N 24°36’50”E, 24.ii.2008, 5 (1♂ (apt.)GoogleMaps  , 4♀♀ (3 apt., 1 mpt.)), L3.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Veliidae

Loc

Veliidae

Csabai, Zoltán, Soós, Nándor, Berchi, Gavril Marius, Cianferoni, Fabio, Boda, Pál & Móra, Arnold 2017
2017
Loc

Velia (Plesiovelia) mariae

Tamanini 1971
1971
Loc

Velia (Plesiovelia) affinis filippii

Tamanini 1947
1947
Loc

Velia (Plesiovelia) pelagonensis

Hoberlandt 1941
1941
Loc

Velia (Plesiovelia) rhadamantha rhadamantha

Hoberlandt 1941
1941
Loc

Rhagovelia (Rhagovelia) infernalis africana

Lundblad 1936
1936