Brachyopa quadrimaculosa

Pérez-Bañón, Celeste, Radenković, Snezana, Vujić, Ante, Ståhls, Gunilla, Rojo, Santos, Grković, Ana & Petanidou, Theodora, 2016, Brachyopa minima (Diptera: Syrphidae), a new species from Greece with notes on the biodiversity and conservation of the genus Brachyopa Meigen in the Northern Aegean Islands, Zootaxa 4072 (2), pp. 217-234 : 223

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4072.2.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:557C6E0E-5A87-4E52-8DCE-5D47CB13AE1E

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5671879

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/385D8794-9159-2C6D-89D5-A8F0FA63F87E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Brachyopa quadrimaculosa
status

 

Key to the members of the Brachyopa quadrimaculosa species group in the Eastern Mediterranean

(following Doczkal & Dziock 2004)

1. Scutellum entirely covered in microtrichia................................. Brachyopa bimaculosa Doczkal & Dziock

- Scutellum largely bare of microtrichia, at least on posterior 1 / 2 – 1 / 3 .............................................. 2

2. Proepimeron with a few pile anteriorly. Scutum with rounded bare spots at the transverse suture ( Figs 3 View FIGURE 3 C & D)........... 3

- Proepimeron bare. Scutum with microtrichose transverse suture................................................. 5

3. Lateral sides of scutum uniformly covered with light grey microtrichia....... Brachyopa vernalis van Steenis & van Steenis

- Lateral sides of scutum with stripes of dark grey microtrichia... (as in Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 C)..................................... 4

4. Postalar callus with a very small bare spot ( Fig. 3 View FIGURE 3 C); male terminalia illustrated in Kaplan & Thompson (1981: 209, Figs 16– 18)............................................... Brachyopa quadrimaculosa Thompson in Kaplan & Thompson

- Postalar callus with large bare spot (see van Steenis & van Steenis 2004: Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 ).................................................................................................. Brachyopa cruriscutum van Steenis & van Steenis

5. Sensory pit present; scutum with bare spots and stripes ( Figs 3 View FIGURE 3 A & B); tergites with pale pile; male terminalia in Figs 4–5 View FIGURE 4 View FIGURE 5 .................................................................................. Brachyopa minima sp. nov.

- Sensory pit absent; scutum completely microtrichose except for the postalar callus; second tergite with black pile posteromedi- ally in female (can be absent in male); (male terminalia illustrated in Vujić (1991: 147, Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 B)....................................................................................................... Brachyopa insensilis Collin

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Brachyopa