Philygria posticata ( Meigen, 1830 )

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: 429

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scientific name

Philygria posticata ( Meigen, 1830 )
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Philygria posticata ( Meigen, 1830) 

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Ephydra posticata Meigen, 1830: 124  .

Philygria posticata: Schiner, 1864: 58  [generic combination]; Hollmann-Schirrmacher, 1998: 108–110 [revision]; Mathis et al. 2017: 733 [ United Arab Emirates].

Hydrina posticata: Becker, 1926: 57  [generic combination].

Philygria vittipennis: Dawah & Abdullah 2006: 388  [ Saudi Arabia, misidentification]

Specimens examined. 1 ♀, Asir, Abha, Hay Al-Nusub ( Abha Farm Centre), swept from grasses, 14. iv. 2001, H.A. Dawah ( NMWC)  ; same data but 3. vi. 2001, H.A. Dawah ( NMWC)  ; 1 ♂, Tahama Tanoma ( Al-Bekra village ), swept from grasses, 20. i. 2003, H.A. Dawah ( NMWC)  .

Other Saudi Arabian records: Asir Region: Abha Farm Centre; Tahama Tanoma, al-Bekra village ( Dawah & Abdullah 2006).

Distribution. This is the first record from Saudi Arabia. It was described from Central Europe and also recorded from the Palaearctic Region: Austria, Bulgaria, Czechia, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Russia (European Territory), Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland and Afrotropical Region: United Arab Emirates. There are some specimens of P. posticata  in NMWC from Yemen.

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae

Genus

Philygria

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Philygria posticata ( Meigen, 1830 )

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

Meigen, J. W. 1830: 124
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Philygria posticata:

Mathis, W. N. & Zatwarnicki, T. & Stuke, J. H. & Deeming, J. C. 2017: 733
Hollmann-Schirrmacher, V. 1998: 108
Schiner, J. R. 1864: 58
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Hydrina posticata: Becker, 1926: 57

Becker, T. 1926: 57
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Philygria vittipennis:

Dawah, H. A. & Abdullah, M. A. 2006: 388