Zeros invenatus ( Lamb, 1912 )

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: 431-432

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scientific name

Zeros invenatus ( Lamb, 1912 )
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Zeros invenatus ( Lamb, 1912) 

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Ilythea invenata Lamb, 1912: 322  .

Zeros invenatus: Cresson 1943b: 12  [generic combination, review]; Mathis & Zatwarnicki 2003: 638 [review]; Dawah & Abdullah 2006: 388 [ Saudi Arabia]; Mathis et al. 2017: 735 [ United Arab Emirates].

Specimens examined. 1 ♂, 1 ♀, Asir, Maraba, Al-Hudaithy Fruit Farm , 1–17. vi. 2003, Malaise trap, H. A. Dawah ( 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 Seychelles ( Mahé) and also recorded from the following areas: Afrotropical Region: Madagascar,

Seychelles and Sierra Leone; Palaearctic Region: Mallorca; Australasian Region: Australia (New South Wales) and New Guinea ( Papua New Guinea); Polynesia (Society Islands) and Samoa. Oriental Region: India (Assam), Malaysia and Thailand. There are some specimens of this species in NMWC from the Cape Verde Islands, Jordan, Nigeria and the Seychelles.

Biology. Unknown. Mathis & Zatwarnicki (2003) reported that Z. invenatus  was found in the same habitats as Z. fractivirgatus (Lamb)  and collected by sweeping (a) emergent vegetation in freshwater habitats at lower elevations, (b) carefully through a small patch of water hyacinth ( Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms  ) and (c) through lawn grass in a seepage area.

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae

Genus

Zeros

Loc

Zeros invenatus ( Lamb, 1912 )

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

Ilythea invenata

Lamb, C. G. 1912: 322
Loc

Zeros invenatus: Cresson 1943b: 12

Mathis, W. N. & Zatwarnicki, T. & Stuke, J. H. & Deeming, J. C. 2017: 735
Dawah, H. A. & Abdullah, M. A. 2006: 388
Mathis, W. N. & Zatwarnicki, T. 2003: 638
Cresson, E. T. 1943: 12