Allotrichoma biroi Cresson, 1929

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: 425

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

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scientific name

Allotrichoma biroi Cresson, 1929
status

 

Allotrichoma biroi Cresson, 1929 

Notiphila rufitarsis Macquart, 1851: 302  [Preoccupied in Notiphila  by Waltl, 1837: 281]: El-Hawagry et al. 2018b: 223 [synonymy].

Allotrichoma biroi Cresson, 1929: 174  : Krivosheina & Zatwarnicki 1997: 297–299 [revision]; Dawah & Abdullah 2006: 390 [ Saudia Arabia].

Allotrichoma (Allotrichoma) ralloi Canzoneri 1987: 87  : Krivosheina & Zatwarnicki 1997: 297 [synonymy].

Allotrichoma abiatense Canzoneri 1988: 3  : Krivosheina & Zatwarnicki 1997: 297 [synonymy].

Specimens examined. 5 ♂, 1 ♀, Asir, Maraba , 1–31. v. 2004, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah & M.A. Abdullah ( NMWC; CERS)  .

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). The species was described from Sudan and also recorded from the Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia, Oman, Sudan and United Arab Emirates; Palaearctic Region: Egypt, Israel and Oriental Region: China ( Hong Kong), India, Laos, Philippines. There are specimens of A. biroi  in NMWC collected from Northern Nigeria (Lake Chad and Bauchi) and Oman.

Biology. In Oman this species was found on stranded and dying vegetation especially around drying waterways and on debris at the water’s edge on Lake Chad (Dr. J.C. Deeming; pers. comm.).

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae

Genus

Allotrichoma

Loc

Allotrichoma biroi Cresson, 1929

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

Notiphila rufitarsis

El-Hawagry, M. S. & Zatwarnicki, T. & Ebrahim, A. M. 2018: 223
Macquart, M. J. 1851: 302
Waltl, J. 1837: 281
Loc

Allotrichoma biroi

Dawah, H. A. & Abdullah, M. A. 2006: 390
Krivosheina, M. & Zatwarnicki, T. 1997: 297
Cresson, E. T. 1929: 174
Loc

Allotrichoma (Allotrichoma) ralloi

Krivosheina, M. & Zatwarnicki, T. 1997: 297
Canzoneri, S. 1987: 87
Loc

Allotrichoma abiatense

Krivosheina, M. & Zatwarnicki, T. 1997: 297
Canzoneri, S. 1988: 3