Merodon cabanerensis Marcos-Garcia , Vujic & Mengual, 2007

Vujic, Ante, Radenkovic, Snezana & Likov, Laura, 2018, Revision of the Palaearctic species of the Merodondesuturinus group (Diptera, Syrphidae), ZooKeys 771, pp. 105-138: 110-111

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.771.20481

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scientific name

Merodon cabanerensis Marcos-Garcia , Vujic & Mengual, 2007
status

 

Merodon cabanerensis Marcos-Garcia, Vujic & Mengual, 2007  Figs 6D, 9, 10

Diagnosis.

Small (8-11 mm) dark species with narrow abdomen, oral margin notched, evident, basoflagellomere small, 1-1.1 times as long as broad, legs dark. Terga mostly black, terga 2-4 with or without only a trace of transverse pair of microtrichose fasciae. Males: eye contiguity 8-10 facets long. Male genitalia with smooth thecal ridge, posterior surstyle lobe very narrow in apical half with parallel margins (Fig. 9). Similar to M. neolydicus  nom. n., from which it differs by its smaller size (10-13 mm in M. neolydicus  nom. n.), the shape of the male genitalia (Figs 1, 9), and its distribution ( M. cabanerensis  is found in the Western Mediterranean and M. neolydicus  nom. n. occurs in the Eastern Mediterranean).

Examined material.

Type material. Holotype: male, pinned, in CEUA. Original label: "Spain, Ciudad Real, Canalejas, P. N. de Cabañeros, 39°24'17.03"N, 4°30'35.73"W, 19.iii.2004, leg. A. Ricarte".

Paratypes: Spain: 1m+1f, Ciudad Real, Canalejas, P. N. de Cabañeros, 39°24'17.03"N, 4°30'35.73"W, 19.iii.2004, leg. A. Ricarte ( CEUA); 1m, Ciudad Real, Canalejas, P. N. de Cabañeros, 39°24'17.03"N, 4°30'35.73"W, 19.iii.2004, leg. A. Ricarte ( MNMS); 1m, Ciudad Real, Canalejas, P. N. de Cabañeros, 39°24'17.03"N, 4°30'35.73"W, 19.iii.2004, leg. A. Ricarte ( FSUNS).

Additional material.

Morocco: 1m, Azilal, Ait Mhamed, 31°52'19.39"N, 6°29'6.72"W, 1700m, 26.iii.2013, leg. J. Dils, J. Faes (V.Weyer coll.).

Distribution.

Iberian Peninsula and Morocco (Fig. 10).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Merodon