Sybistroma Meigen,

Grichanov, Igor Ya. & Kazerani, Farzaneh, 2014, A new species of Sybistroma Meigen (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from the Middle East with a key to West-Palaearctic species of the genus, Zootaxa 3866 (4), pp. 572-582: 573-574

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3866.4.7

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scientific name

Sybistroma Meigen
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Key to the West-Palaearctic species of Sybistroma Meigen  (males)

1 At least femora entirely or almost entirely brown-black........................................................ 2

- Legs mainly yellow or reddish yellow.................................................................... 8

2 Antennal stylus very long, basodorsal, with apical flag....................................................... 3

- Antennal stylus simple................................................................................ 5

3 Antennal stylus with rounded apical flag, flag entirely black; fore and mid tibiae red-yellow, basal part of hind tibia reddish; body length 3.75 mm ( Stackelberg 1941, figs 154, VIII – 77, IX – 86).............................. spectabilis (Parent) 

- Antennal stylus with lanceolate apical flag, flag black with white apex; legs entirely or almost entirely brown-black...... 4

4 Antennal stylus with apical expansion of 1 st article in addition to apical flattening of 2 nd article; body length 3.5 mm (Stackel- berg 1941, figs 148, VI – 65, VII – 72)........................................................... maerens Loew 

- Stylus with apical flattening only; apical flag of stylus rhomboid, black, white at extreme apex; body length 3.5 mm (Stackel- berg 1941, figs VIII – 78, IX – 87).................................................. transcaucasica (Stackelberg) 

5 Antennal postpedicel not longer than high; stylus of uniform thickness throughout; apicoventral epandrial lobe narrow, much longer than cercus; body length 2.5 –3.0 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 249, 250).............................. lorifera (Mik) 

- Postpedicel at least 1.5 times longer than high at base; stylus normal, tapering; apicoventral epandrial lobe various....... 6

6 Stylus middorsal; postpedicel 1.5 times longer than high at base; apicocentral epandrial lobe expanded distad, with very long hooked setae; body length 3.0 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 193, 194)..................................... caudata (Loew) 

- Stylus almost apical or subapical; postpedicel at least twice longer than high at base; epandrial lobe with short simple setae.... 7

7 Stylus shorter than postpedicel; apicoventral epandrial lobe band-like, much longer than cercus, longer than hypopygium; body length 3.0 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 237–239) inornata (Loew) 

- Stylus longer than postpedicel ( Figs 3View FIGURE 3, 4View FIGURE 4); apicoventral epandrial lobe much shorter than cercus and hypopygium ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5); body length 3.3–3.5 mm occidasiatica  sp. nov.

8 Lower postocular setae white........................................................................... 9

- Postocular setae entirely black......................................................................... 19

9 Antennal stylus very long, with apical flag............................................................... 10

- Antennal stylus simple............................................................................... 14

10 Face densely covered with light hairs increasing in length downwards; postpedicel 11 times longer than high at base, with rounded expansion at 1 / 3 in addition to ovoid apical flag; body length 3.5 mm ( Grichanov 2000, figs 1–3)................................................................................................. israelensis (Grichanov) 

- Face glabrous; postpedicel much shorter................................................................. 11

11 Postpedicel twice longer than high at base................................................................ 12

- Postpedicel not longer than high....................................................................... 13

12 Fore tarsus modified, basitarsus with narrow apical projection bearing 4 long cilia, tarsomere 2 with a short anterior and a long posterior seta at apex, 3 rd tarsomere as long as 1 st and 2 nd combined; mid femur with long fine ventral setae; antennal stylus with strong, almost round, black flattening at apex; body length 5.0 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 336–340; Stackelberg 1941, figs 152 a, 153, VIII- 76, IX- 84)........................................................................ eucera (Loew) 

- Fore tarsus simple; mid femur without long setae; antennal stylus with long and rather narrow apical widening that is black in basal half and white in apical half; body length 3.0 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 341–344; Stackelberg 1941, fig. IX – 85)................................................................................................ impar (Rondani) 

13 Antennal stylus with spatulate apical flag with white narrow apical half; mid and hind femora with yellow basoventral setae; body length 3.9 mm ( Naglis 2011, fig. 1)...................................................... schachti Naglis 

- Antennal stylus with rounded black apical flag with short whitish pointed apex; mid and hind femora bare ventrally; body length 3.5 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 332–335; Stackelberg 1941, figs 152 b, VII – 75).................... dufouri Macquart 

14 Fore tarsus simple; hypopygium mostly yellow; antennal postpedicel 1.33 as long as high; stylus much longer than pedicel, located before middle of dorsal surface.................................................................. 15

- Fore tarsus modified; other features variable.............................................................. 16

15 Abdomen thin; segment 7 long and thin; hypopygium reaching posterior margin of abdominal segment 2; body length 3.5 –4.0 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 307–310; Stackelberg 1941, figs 158, 159, VIII – 79, IX – 91).................. obscurella (Fallén) 

- Abdomen thick; segment 7 short and thick; hypopygium reaching middle of abdominal segment 4; body length 3.0 mm ( Parent 1938, fig. 311; Stackelberg 1941, fig. IX – 92) sciophila (Loew) 

16 Antennal postpedicel not longer than high; stylus of uniform thickness throughout, with apical article 5 to 6 times as long as basal; foreleg with basitarsus bearing row of long ventral setae, tarsomere 5 white, enlarged and laterally compressed; body length 3.75–4.75 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 298–301; Stackelberg 1941, figs 155, 156, IX – 88, IX – 89)........ crinipes Staeger 

- Postpedicel at least 1.5 times longer than high; stylus normal, tapering, with apical segment at most 2.5–3 times as long as basal one; foreleg not as above........................................................................ 17

17 Foreleg with tarsomere 5 flattened and black, greatly enlarged, tarsomere 4 short and slightly broadened; antennal stylus middorsal; body length 3.5–5.5 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 303–306; Stackelberg 1941, figs 157, IX – 90) discipes (Germar) 

- Foreleg with tarsomere 5 white........................................................................ 18

18 Tarsomere 4 and 5 of foreleg moderately enlarged; antennal stylus middorsal, with dot-like thickening at middle; body length 4.5 –5.0 mm clara (Negrobov & Onishchenko) 

- Tarsomere 5 of foreleg slightly enlarged; antennal stylus basodorsal; body length 4.0 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 312–314; Stackelberg 1941, fig. IX – 93)................................................................. sphenoptera (Loew) 

19 Legs simple....................................................................................... 20

- Fore or mid legs modified............................................................................ 21

20 Antennal stylus with black subapical flattening; postpedicel more than 4 times as long as high; cercus simple; body length 3.0 mm ( Stackelberg 1941, figs 151, VII – 74)....................................................... setosa Schiner 

- Antennal stylus simple; postpedicel 1.25 times as long as high; cercus bilobate; body length 2.5 mm ( Stackelberg 1949, figs 18, 29, 30)........................................................................ leptocerca (Stackelberg) 

21 Fore leg and wing strongly modified; mid tarsus simple; antennal scape and pedicel entirely black................... 22

- Mid tarsus modified; fore leg and wing simple............................................................ 23

22 Fore femur and tibia strongly modified; wing margin strongly projecting between M 1 + 2 and CuA 1; cercus bilobate, with narrow lobes; body length 4.5 mm ( Stackelberg 1949, figs 19, 24, 28, 33)........................ paradoxoptera (Stackelberg) 

- Fore femur and tibia simple; wing with deep emargination between M 1 + 2 and CuA 1; cercus simple, subrectangular; body length 3.9–4.4 mm ( Grichanov 2000, figs 4–6) sinaiensis (Grichanov) 

23 Tarsomeres 3–5 of midleg widened and flattened laterally, black; antennal scape and pedicel yellow ventrally; body length 3.1 mm ( Grichanov 2000, figs 7–9)......................................................... golanica (Grichanov) 

- Tarsomeres 3–5 of midleg somewhat widened, black, and tarsomere 5 snow-white............................... 24

24 Stylus expanded at middle only in addition to apical flattening; postpedicel nearly 3 times as long as high; antennal scape yellow ventrally; body length 3.0–4.0 mm ( Parent 1938, figs 326–330; Stackelberg 1941, figs 148, 149, VII – 73).................................................................................................. nodicornis Meigen 

- Antennal stylus with 2 expansions in addition to apical flattening............................................. 25

25 Postpedicel twice as long as high; antennal scape yellow ventrally; body length 3.5 mm ( Stackelberg 1941, figs 147, VI – 64, VII – 71)......................................................................... binodicornis Stackelberg 

- Postpedicel 3 times as long as high; antennal scape and pedicel yellow ventrally; body length 5.1 mm ( Negrobov 1979, fig. 4).................................................................................. lenkoranica Negrobov