Eristalis pertinax ( Scopoli, 1763 ), Scopoli, 1763

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: 43

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C415061D-FCE2-4E34-9332-3E9A1B12C4F9

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/612F105A-FFDB-FFCB-FF67-FD5DFC157208

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Plazi

scientific name

Eristalis pertinax ( Scopoli, 1763 )
status

 

Eristalis pertinax ( Scopoli, 1763)  

Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 4

Examined material. IRAN, Mazandaran province: 2 ♂ and 2 ♀, Ramsar, Eshkatechal , 36°51′N 50°28′E, 1200 m, 27.vii.2005, leg. E. Gilasian. GoogleMaps  

Remarks. This species is distinguished from other Eristalis   species by the following combination of characters: bee-like overall appearance; eye uniformly pilose; face shiny black medially, facial black vitta less than 1/3 as wide as face; antenna brownish-black; arista pile more than 3 times longer than its basal diameter; ground colour of thorax visibly seen through thin pilosity; katepimeron bare; apical 1/3–1/2 of fore and hind tibiae black; fore and mid tarsi entirely yellowish orange; male genitalia as in Hippa et al. (2001: figure 19). This species is widespread in Europe and Transcaucasia ( Peck 1988; Speight 2016).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Eristalis