Simulium (Simulium) ornatum

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: 212-214

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

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scientific name

Simulium (Simulium) ornatum
status

 

Simulium (Simulium) ornatum  species group

Simulium (Simulium) egregium Séguy, 1930 

Morocco: High Atlas: Belqat et al. (2011: 54): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Simulium (Simulium) intermedium Roubaud, 1906 

= nitidifrons Edwards, 1920  [England]

Morocco: Rif, Pré Rif, Plain of Meknès , Middle Atlas, Central Plateau, Coastal Méséta, Haouz Plain, High Atlas: Belqat et al. (2011: 54): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details. 

Algeria: Algiers Province: Edwards (1923: 649–650): recorded (as S. ornatum var. nitidifrons  ). Grenier (1953: 148): listed. Belazzoug & Tabet-Derraz (1980: 107): listed. Bouïra Province Parrot (1949: 273–274): recorded (as S. ornatum var. nitidifrons  ). Grenier (1953: 159): listed. Biskra Province: Belazzoug & Tabet-Derraz (1980: 107): listed. Djurdjura Mountains: Lounaci et al. (2000a: 54): recorded. Lounaci et al. (2000b: (126–127, 130, 133): occurrence, abundance, bionomics. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2012: 306): listed. Haouchine & Lounaci (2012: 141, 143, 149–150, 153): occurrence, abundance, bionomics. Eastern and Western Algeria: Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed but locality unspecified. Tlemcen Mountains: Gagneur & Clergue- Gazeau (1988: 276-283): biogeography, ecology. Gagneur & Chaoui Boudghane (1991: 81): abundance, relation with with hyporheic environment. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2012: 306): listed. Chaoui Boudghane- Bendiouis et al. (2014: 1017–1021): physical characterization of habitat, spatial distribution, microhabitat and microdistribution. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis (2016: 29–30, 41–45, 98–144): illustrations, distribution, biogeographic considerations, population structure.

Tunisia: Clergue-Gazeau & Boumaiza (1986: 604–605, 607, 609, 611, 613, 616–619, 622–623, 630–637): dichotomous key, illustrations (as S. nitidifrons  ). Gagneur & Clergue-Gazeau (1988: 283): listed but locality unspecified. Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed but locality unspecified. Bizerte, Jendouba, and Nabel Provinces: Bailly-Choumara et al. (1971: 381): brief description of breeding sites (as S. nitidifrons  ). Medjerda Basin, Northwestern Tunisia: Boumaiza & Clergue-Gazeau (1986: 32–34, 36–37): distribution map, ecology at breeding sites (as S. nitidifrons  ).

Simulium (Simulium) ornatum Meigen, 1818  (complex)

= reptans var fasciatum: Séguy, 1930 

[subornatum: misidentification, Séguy, 1925 / 1930, not Edwards]

Morocco: Rif, Middle Atlas, High Atlas, Anti Atlas: Belqat et al. (2011: 54): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Algeria: Séguy (1925: 31): listed but locality unspecified. Batna Depatment: Edwards (1923: 649): collecting locality. Bouïra Province: Edwards (1923: 649): collecting locality. Parrot (1949: 273–274): recorded. Algiers and Biskra Provinces: Belazzoug & Tabet-Derraz (1980: 107): listed. Djurdjura Mountains: Lounaci et al. (2000b: 126–127, 133): occurrence, abundance. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2012: 306): listed. Haouchine & Lounaci (2012: 143, 149): occurrence, abundance, bionomics. Eastern and Western Algeria: Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed but locality unspecified. Tlemcen Mountains: Gagneur & Clergue- Gazeau (1988: 276–283): biogeography, ecology. Gagneur & Chaoui Boudghane (1991: 81): abundance, relation with hyporheic environment (as gr ornatum  ). Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2012: 306–307): new collecting locality, distribution map. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2014: 1017–1022): physical characterization of habitat, spatial distribution, microhabitat and microdistribution. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis (2016: 29–32, 41– 45, 98–144): diagnosis, figures, distribution, biogeographic considerations, population structure. Seybouse Basin: Cherairia et al. (2014: 169–172): ecology at breeding sites, seasonal occurrence, chromosomal examination revealed that species is not S. ornatum  sensu stricto. Cherairia (2015: 136–144, 186): diagnosis, ecology at breeding sites, seasonal occurrence, distribution map, photographs of specimens. Oued El Haï Basin: Arigue et al. (2016: 2842–2847): occurrence, abundance in watercourses, physical characterization of habitat.

Tunisia: Séguy (1925: 31): listed but locality unspecified. Clergue-Gazeau & Boumaiza (1986: 604–605, 607, 609, 611, 613, 616–617, 622–625, 632–637): dichotomous key, illustrations. Gagneur & Clergue-Gazeau (1988: 283): listed but locality unspecified. Clergue-Gazeau et al. (1991: 54): listed but locality unspecified. Medjerda Basin, Northwestern Tunisia, Ichkeul Lake Hydrosystem: Boumaiza & Clergue-Gazeau (1986: 32–34, 36): distribution map, ecology at breeding sites.

Comment: Our unpublished chromosomal data for Algeria and Morocco indicate the presence of multiple cytoforms, but S. ornatum  sensu stricto is not among them. The cytoforms in the S. ornatum  complex in Algeria and Morocco are possibly undescribed species.

Simulium (Simulium) trifasciatum Curtis, 1839 

Morocco: Rif: Belqat et al. (2011: 55): inventoried with faunistic and bibliographical details.

Algeria: Tlemcen Mountains: Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2012: 306–307): first record for Algeria, ecological affinities, collecting localities. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis et al. (2014: 1017–1021): physical characterization of habitat, spatial distribution, microhabitat and microdistribution. Chaoui Boudghane-Bendiouis (2016: 31–33, 41–45, 98-144): distribution, illustrations, biogeographic considerations, population structure.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Simuliidae

Genus

Simulium

Loc

Simulium (Simulium) ornatum

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

2018
Loc

Simulium (Simulium) egregium Séguy, 1930

Seguy 1930

1930
Loc

reptans var fasciatum: Séguy, 1930

Seguy 1930

1930
Loc

nitidifrons

Edwards 1920

1920
Loc

Simulium (Simulium) intermedium

Roubaud 1906

1906