Mosillus beckeri ( Cresson, 1925 )

Dawah, Hassan A., Ahmad, Syed K., Abdullah, Mohammed A. & Zatwarnicki, Tadeusz, 2019, An overview of the Ephydridae (Diptera) of Saudi Arabia, Zootaxa 4711 (3), pp. 401-445: 424

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4711.3.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Mosillus beckeri ( Cresson, 1925 )
status

 

Mosillus beckeri ( Cresson, 1925) 

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Gymnopa beckeri Cresson, 1925: 231  .

Mosillus beckeri: Wirth 1964b: 1  [generic combination]; Dawah & Abdullah 2006: 391 [ Saudi Arabia].

Specimens examined. 1 ♀, Asir, Maraba , 6–27. viii. 2013, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah and M.A. Abdullah ( CERS)  ; 1 ♀, same data but, 1–31. v. 2004 ( NMWC)  .

Other Saudi Arabian records: Asir Region: Maraba: 60 km S of Abha ( Dawah & Abdullah 2006) 

Distribution. This species was previously recorded from Saudi Arabia by Dawah & Abdullah (2006). It was described from Sudan (Senaar) and recorded from the Afrotropical Region: Niger, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. There are some specimens in NMWC collected from Kenya, Nigeria and Yemen.

Biology: Unknown.

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae

Genus

Mosillus

Loc

Mosillus beckeri ( Cresson, 1925 )

Dawah, Hassan A., Ahmad, Syed K., Abdullah, Mohammed A. & Zatwarnicki, Tadeusz 2019
2019
Loc

Gymnopa beckeri

Cresson, E. T. 1925: 231
Loc

Mosillus beckeri:

Dawah, H. A. & Abdullah, M. A. 2006: 391
Wirth, W. W. 1964: 1