Atissa pygmaea ( Haliday, 1833 )

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: 410-411

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

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scientific name

Atissa pygmaea ( Haliday, 1833 )
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Atissa pygmaea ( Haliday, 1833) 

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Ephydra pygmaea Haliday, 1833: 174  . Hydrellia (Atissa) pygmaea: Haliday 1839: 404  [generic combination].

Atissa pygmaea: Haliday in Walker 1856: 345  [generic combination]; Mathis et al. 2017: 671 [ United Arab Emirates].

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

Distribution. This is the first record from Saudi Arabia. It was described from North Ireland ( United Kingdom) and is further recorded from the Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone, United Arab Emirates; and the Palaearctic Region: Algeria, Azores, Canary Islands, Europe (widespread), Japan (Honshu), Morocco, Syria and Tunisia.

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae

Genus

Atissa

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Atissa pygmaea ( Haliday, 1833 )

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

Ephydra pygmaea

Haliday, A. H. 1839: 404
Haliday, A. H. 1833: 174
Loc

Atissa pygmaea: Haliday in Walker 1856: 345

Mathis, W. N. & Zatwarnicki, T. & Stuke, J. H. & Deeming, J. C. 2017: 671
Walker, F. 1856: 345