Pelecinobaccha vera (Hull, 1943)

Miranda, Gil Felipe Gonçalves, Marshall, Stephen A. & Skevington, Jeffrey H., 2014, Revision of the genus Pelecinobaccha Shannon, description of Relictanum gen. nov., and redescription of Atylobaccha flukiella (Curran, 1941) (Diptera: Syrphidae), Zootaxa 3819 (1), pp. 1-154: 81-82

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3819.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:355CBCD4-AB75-4F9F-A476-4B300143F8D6

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/191A7A05-001C-1219-FF7E-F993D739EC39

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scientific name

Pelecinobaccha vera (Hull, 1943)
status

comb. nov.

Pelecinobaccha vera (Hull, 1943)  comb. nov.

Baccha vera Hull, 1943  .— Hull, 1943 a: 50 (also Hull, 1944 a: 10). Type locality: “Amazon”. Holotype female BMNH (not examined). Hull, 1949 a: 200 (fig. 43, female abdomen), 272 (fig. 353, female wing).

Ocyptamus vera  . Thompson et al., 1976: 29 (catalog citation).

Male. Male unknown.

Female. Similar to P. aster  except: Head: Face entirely pale. Frons shining steel-blue. Thorax: Scutum shining black, pollinose vittae broad. Subscutellar fringe absent. Wing: Hyaline. Legs: Proleg and mesoleg mostly pale, with a subapical ring on femur and 2 last tarsomeres light brown. Metaleg pale on base and apex of metafemur, basal 2 / 5 of metatibia, apex of metabasitarsomere, and 2 nd and 3 rd metatarsomeres. Abdomen: 2 nd tergite without pale maculae. Fourth tergite with lateral pale maculae positioned sub-basally. Sixth segment whole, not divided into tergite and sternite. Genitalia: Not dissected.

Length. ~ 11mm.

Distribution. “Amazon”.

Comments. The above redescription is based on Hull’s (1944 a) original description and was supplemented with information kindly provided by the Diptera  curator at the BMNH (Nigel Wyatt).

Kingdom

Metazoa

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Pelecinobaccha

Loc

Pelecinobaccha vera (Hull, 1943)

Miranda, Gil Felipe Gonçalves, Marshall, Stephen A. & Skevington, Jeffrey H. 2014

2014
Loc

Ocyptamus vera

Thompson 1976: 29

1976
Loc

Baccha vera

Hull 1949: 200
Hull 1944: 10
Hull 1943: 50

1943