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 : 222

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.5671877

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/385D8794-915A-2C6E-89D5-AB38FD7CF81C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Brachyopa quadrimaculosa
status

 

Brachyopa quadrimaculosa group sensu Kassebeer (2002)

Based on adult characteristics, both species belong to the B. quadrimaculosa group sensu Kassebeer (2002). The members of this species group share the following adult morphological characters: length of pile on arista shorter than maximum width of arista; ground colour of scutum entirely black (with exceptions of the postalar callus); postpedicellus without distinct sensory pit (if a pit is present its diameter is smaller than the maximum diameter of the arista).

Considering all available data, the following species belong to the Brachyopa quadrimaculosa group: B. atlantea , B. cinerea Wahlberg , B. bimaculosa Doczkal & Dziock , B. cruriscutum van Steenis & van Steenis, B. grunewaldensis Kassebeer , B. insensilis , B. quadrimaculosa , B. primorica , B. silvae Doczkal & Dziock, B. stackelbergi , B. tabarkensis and B. vernalis .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Brachyopa