Sciapus platypterus (Fabricius, 1805)

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: 417

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0999B24D-8A0C-4FC2-A544-87D1B750822E

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/574387EF-FFF6-FC26-FF1D-938294A2CCF3

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scientific name

Sciapus platypterus (Fabricius, 1805)
status

 

70. Sciapus platypterus (Fabricius, 1805)  ( SCIAPODINAE  ) – new to Croatia

[2] 1♀, 14.VI.2012, SW/ASP.

Habitat. RECORDED FROM TREE TRUNKS IN A WIDE VARIETY OF HAbITAT TYPES.

71.? Sybistroma discipes (Germar, 1817)  ( DOLICHOPODINAE  ) – new to Croatia

[5] 1♀, 13.VI.2012, SW/ASP.

Habitat. RECORDED FROM WETAbout WET DECIDUOUS FORESTS, SOMETIMES AT WATERFALLS.

Remarks. THIS SPECIMEN HASAbout HAS bEEN COMPARED TO AN AUSTRIAN SPECIMEN THAT HAD bEEN IDENTIFIED WITH AbSOLUTE CERTAINTY (I.E., MSSCS IN THE MALE SPECIMENS EXACTLY MATCH THOSE IN THE SPECIES DESCRIPTION). BOTH SPECIMENS ARE VERY SIMILAR IN ALL ASPECTS EXCEPT FORAbout FOR THE TARSUS /TIbIA RATIO IN THE MIDAbout MID LEG, WHICH IS 1.3 IN THE AUSTRIAN SPECIMEN ( WHICH CORRESPONDS WITH THE KEY bY PARENT 1938), WHEREAS THE MIDAbout MID TARSUS IS ONLY SLIGHTLY LONGER THAN THE MIDAbout MID TIbIA IN THE CROATIAN SPECIMEN. HENCE THE qUESTION MARKAbout MARK.

WET

Wartburg College

HAS

Funda��o Zoobot�nica do Rio Grande do Sul

FOR

Forssa Museum of Natural History

MID

Middlebury College

MARK

Cadi Ayyad University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Dolichopodidae

Genus

Sciapus