Hercostomus chetifer ( Walker, 1849 )

Pollet, Marc & Ivković, Marija, 2018, Dolichopodidae of riverbeds and springs in Croatia with an updated checklist of Croatia (Diptera), Zootaxa 4455 (3), pp. 401-428: 413

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4455.3.1

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/574387EF-FFEA-FC3A-FF1D-90729757CCD7

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Plazi

scientific name

Hercostomus chetifer ( Walker, 1849 )
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32. Hercostomus chetifer ( Walker, 1849)  ( DOLICHOPODINAE  )

[5] 1♂, 13.vi.2012, SW/ASP; [10] 1♂, 30.v.–29.vi.2008, ET; [10] 1♂, 26.vii.2013, ET; [13] 27♂, 7♀, 27.iv.– 28.vi.2007, YPT; [16] 3♂, 29.vi.2012, ET; [17] 1♂, 30.vi.–25.vii.2008, ET; [17] 1♂, 27.vii.–30.viii.2007, ET; [17] 7♂, 1♀, 30.vi.–25.vii.2008, ET; [19] 5♂, 29.vi.2007, ET; [25] 1♂, 25.v.2011, SW; [28] 1♀, 7.vii.2011, SW/ASP; [35] 1♀, 21.vi.2005, ASP; [36] 1♀, 19.vii.2005, ASP (see also Kechev & Ivanova 2015).

Habitat. GENERALLY CONSIDERED AS PART OF THE HYGROPETRIC FAUNA (I.E. CONFINED TO SPRINGS)  . OUR SURVEYS CONFIRMED THE STRONG HYGROPHILOUS NATURE OF THIS SPECIES, bUT SEEM TO SUGGEST THAT THIS SPECIES PREFERS RIVERbEDS OVER SPRINGS.