Merodon serrulatus Wiedemann in Meigen, 1822, Wiedemann in Meigen, 1822

Gilasian, Ebrahim, Vujić, Ante, Hauser, Martin & Parchami-Araghi, Mehrdad, 2017, New data on the Syrphidae (Diptera) of Iran, with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 4303 (1), pp. 27-50: 44

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4303.1.2

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scientific name

Merodon serrulatus Wiedemann in Meigen, 1822
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Merodon serrulatus Wiedemann in Meigen, 1822  

Fig. 3 View FIGURES 1 – 4

Examined material. IRAN, Golestan province: 1 ♂, Gorgan, Tuskaestan , 36°40′44.0″N 54°33′57.9″E, 2220 m, 6.vi.2006, leg. E. Gilasian. GoogleMaps  

Remarks. The males of M. serrulatus   are distinguished from those of other Merodon   species by the following combination of characters: antenna black; flagellum almost 1.9 times longer than wide; legs black; mid coxa bare posteriorly; abdomen black; abdominal tergite 2 with a pair of orange maculae laterally; tegites 2–4 with a pair of greyish pollinose fasciae. The characters of the male genitalia were illustrated in detail by Marcos-García et al. (2007). Merodon serrulatus   was collected on the southern slopes of the central regions of Elburz Mountains. This species occurs in southern Europe , Romania, Ukraine eastwards to Mongolia and west Siberia, Algeria, Morocco, Syria, Israel, Jordan and Turkey (Speight 2016).  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Merodon