Diasemocera biskrae ( Becker, 1907 )

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: 408

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Diasemocera biskrae ( Becker, 1907 )
status

 

Diasemocera biskrae ( Becker, 1907) 

Ephygrobia leucostoma var. biskrae Becker, 1907: 397  .

Psilopa biskrae: Becker 1926: 33  [generic combination, revised status]; Mathis et al. 2017: 655–656 [ United Arab Emirates]. Diasemocera biskrae: Zatwarnicki 2018: 536  [generic combination].

Specimens examined. 1 ♀, Asir, Abha, Hay Al-Nusub ( Abha Farm Centre), 3–24. vii. 2013, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( CERS)  .

Distribution. This is the first record from Saudi Arabia. This species was described from Algeria (Biskra). It was recorded from the Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Italy and Malta; Afrotropical Region: United Arab Emirates.

Biology. Larvae of some species of Diasemocera  are leaf-miners in Chenopodiaceae  . Some species are pests of sugar beet. This species was found to occur on Phragmites  sp. in Italy ( Canzoneri & Meneghini 1983).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Diptera (awaiting allocation)

Genus

Diasemocera

Loc

Diasemocera biskrae ( Becker, 1907 )

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

Ephygrobia leucostoma var. biskrae

Becker, T. 1907: 397
Loc

Psilopa biskrae:

Zatwarnicki, T. 2018: 536
Mathis, W. N. & Zatwarnicki, T. & Stuke, J. H. & Deeming, J. C. 2017: 655
Becker, T. 1926: 33