Psilopa nilotica ( Becker, 1903 )

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: 409

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Psilopa nilotica ( Becker, 1903 )
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Psilopa nilotica ( Becker, 1903) 

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Ephygrobia nilotica Becker, 1903: 157  .

Psilopa nilotica: Bezzi 1908: 189  [generic combination]; Dawah & Abdullah 2006: 386–387 [ Saudi Arabia]; El-Hawagry et al. 2016: 124; 2017: 1516 [ Saudi Arabia]; Mathis et al. 2017: 658 [ Oman, United Arab Emiates].

Psilopa flavipalpis Becker & Stein 1912: 650  ; Cogan 1984: 141 [synonymy].

Specimens examined. 14 ♀, Jazan, Farasan Island, Aziz Yousef Village , 29. x. 2014, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( CERS)  ; 1 ♀ Jazan, Sabya, Basahy Farm , 30. xii. 2014, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( CERS)  ; 1 ♀, Asir, Abha farm centre, 3. v. 2001, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( NMWC)  .

Other Saudi Arabian records: Al-Baha Region: Jabal Shada al-A’la Nature Reserve ( El-Hawagry et al. 2016); Asir Region: Garf Raydah Nature Reserve ( El-Hawagry et al. 2017); Abha Farm  Centre ( Dawah & Abdullah 2006).

Distribution. This species was previously recorded from Saudi Arabia by Dawah & Abdullah (2006) and by El-Hawagry et al. (2016, 2017). The species was described from Egypt (“Nilthal” = valley of the river Nile) and further recorded from the Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Italy, Jordan and Tunisia; Afrotropical Region: United Arab Emirates. There are some specimens in NMWC from Cape Verde Islands, France, Gambia, Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, Turkey and Afrotropical Region: Oman and Yemen.

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Ephydridae

Genus

Psilopa

Loc

Psilopa nilotica ( Becker, 1903 )

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

Ephygrobia nilotica

Becker, T. 1903: 157
Loc

Psilopa nilotica:

El-Hawagry, M. S. & Abdel-Dayem, M. S. & El-Sonbati, S. A. & Al Dhafer, H. M. 2017: 1516
Mathis, W. N. & Zatwarnicki, T. & Stuke, J. H. & Deeming, J. C. 2017: 658
El-Hawagry, M. S. & Abdel-Dayem, M. S. & Elgharbawy, A. A. & Al Dhafer, H. M. 2016: 124
Dawah, H. A. & Abdullah, M. A. 2006: 386
Bezzi, M. 1908: 189
Loc

Psilopa flavipalpis

Cogan, B. H. 1984: 141
Becker, T. & Stein, P. 1912: 650