Simulium (Nevermannia) vernum

Belqat, Boutaïna, Adler, Peter H., Cherairia, Mouna & Boudghane-Bendiouis, Chafika Chaoui, 2018, Inventory of the Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of North Africa, Zootaxa 4442 (2), pp. 201-220: 210-211

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4442.2.1

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Simulium (Nevermannia) vernum
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Simulium (Nevermannia) vernum  species group

Bailly-Choumara & Beaucournu-Saguez (1978: 143–144): records [ Morocco] Bailly-Choumara & Beaucournu-Saguez (1981: 53–54): records (as “sp. A, “sp. nova B, and “sp. C) [ Morocco] Beaucournu-Saguez & Bailly-Choumara (1981: 119): record [ Morocco]

[ latipes  : misidentification, Grenier et al., 1957, not Meigen]

Comment: The above references cannot be assigned to particular species in the S. vernum  group.

Simulium (Nevermannia) brevidens (Rubtsov, 1956) 

Morocco: High Atlas: Belqat et al. (2011: 51): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Algeria: Djurdjura Mountains: Lounaci et al. (2000a: 54): first record for Algeria. Lounaci et al. (2000b: 126–127, 133): occurrence, abundance. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2012: 306): listed. Haouchine & Lounaci (2012: 143–144, 146–147): occurrence, abundance, community structure in relation to environmental variables. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis (2016: 41–45): distribution.

Comment: The North African identifications of S. brevidens  separate from the S. cryophilum  complex require confirmation.

Simulium (Nevermannia) carthusiense Grenier & Dorier, 1959 

Morocco: Rif: Belqat et al. (2011: 51): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Simulium (Nevermannia) costatum Friederichs, 1920 

Morocco: Rif, Pré Rif, Middle Atlas, High Atlas: Belqat et al. (2011: 51): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Algeria: Tlemcen Mountains: Gagneur & Clergue-Gazeau (1988: 276–283): first record for Algeria, biogeography, ecology. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2012: 306): listed. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis (2016: 41–45): distribution. Western Algeria: Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed (also for eastern Algeria but with uncertainty). Giudicelli et al. (2000: 65): listed but locality unspecified.

Simulium (Nevermannia) cryophilum (Rubtsov, 1959)  (complex)

[ pusillum  : misidentification, Séguy, 1930 / Grenier, 1953, not Fries]

Morocco: Rif, High Atlas: Grenier (1953: 159): listed from Ifni Lake (as S. pusillum  ). Belqat et al. (2011: 51– 52): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Algeria: Djurdjura Mountains: Gagneur & Clergue-Gazeau (1988: 277, 284): comparison with fauna in Tlemcen Mountains. Lounaci et al. (2000b: 131, 133): occurrence, abundance, bionomics. Chaoui Boudghane- Bendiouis et al. (2012: 306): listed. Haouchine & Lounaci (2012: 143–144, 149, 153): occurrence, abundance, bionomics. Eastern and Western Algeria: Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed but locality unspecified.

Tlemcen Mountains: Gagneur & Clergue-Gazeau (1988: 276): ecology, illustration of anterior margin of cocoon (as S. (Nevermannia) cf. cryophilum  ). Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis (2016: 41–45): distribution.

Tunisia: Clergue-Gazeau & Boumaiza (1986: 604–605, 607, 609, 611, 613, 616–619, 624–627, 634–635): dichotomous key, illustrations. Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed but locality unspecified. Jendouba Province: Bailly-Choumara et al. (1971: 379, 381): brief description of breeding site. Medjerda Basin, Northwestern Tunisia: Boumaiza & Clergue-Gazeau (1986: 32–36): distribution map, ecology at breeding sites. 

Comment: Our chromosomal data indicate differences between Moroccan and Algerian populations, indicating the presence of at least two cytoforms in North Africa, both of which are distinct from European populations.

Simulium (Nevermannia) toubkal Bouzidi & Giudicelli, 1986 

Morocco: High Atlas: Belqat et al. (2011: 52): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Simulium (Nevermannia) vernum Macquart, 1826  (complex)

[ latipes  : misidentification, authors pre-1972, not Meigen]

Morocco: Rif, High Atlas: Belqat et al. (2011: 52): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Algeria: Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed for eastern Algeria, with uncertainty, but locality unspecified.

Tunisia: Clergue-Gazeau & Boumaiza (1986: 605, 607, 609, 611, 613, 624–625, 632–633): reported, dichotomous key, illustrations. Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed but locality unspecified.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Simuliidae

Genus

Simulium

Loc

Simulium (Nevermannia) vernum

Belqat, Boutaïna, Adler, Peter H., Cherairia, Mouna & Boudghane-Bendiouis, Chafika Chaoui 2018

2018
Loc

pusillum

Fries 1824

1824
Loc

S. pusillum

Fries 1824

1824