Paralimna

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: 413

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EF990EE4-6D69-41DE-A7ED-6C3B5141B106

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BE8C3F-FFB9-FFBD-FF65-FD9F579CEA47

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Paralimna
status

 

Key to species of subgenus Paralimna  from the Saudi Arabia

1. Facial profile consists of a vertical face, without a distinct carina but with a protruding interfoveal region; frons and vertex horizontal, antennae inserted in line with the most dorsal region of eye......................... P. arabica Becker, 1910 

- Facial profile consists of a convex face, usually with a distinct carina; frons and vertex convex, antennae inserted in line with the middle region of eye................................................................................ 2

2. Frontal bristle inserted lateral to the anterior fronto-orbital seta; wing transparent........... P. nigripes bona Cresson, 1933 

- Frontal bristle situated only just posterior to anterior fronto-orbital, face strongly convex and epistoma receding; wing slightly infumated along veins......................................................... P. sponsa Giordani Soika, 1956  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae

Genus

Paralimna