Eristalis alpina ( Panzer, 1798 ), Panzer, 1798

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-FF44FB4B743D

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Plazi

scientific name

Eristalis alpina ( Panzer, 1798 )
status

 

Eristalis alpina ( Panzer, 1798)  

Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 4

Examined material. IRAN, East Azerbaijan province: 1 ♂, Kaleybar, Eshlagh , 38°51′N 47°02′E, 1280 m, 9.viii.2005, leg. E. Gilasian. GoogleMaps  

Remarks. Eristalis alpina   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 as long as its basal diameter; thorax pilosity not conceals its ground colour; anterior half of scutum dull; katepimeron bare; pterostigma short; fore femur with yellowish pile postero-laterally; hind femur swollen and arched; almost apical half of tibiae black; fore and mid tarsomeres 2–3 black; male genitalia as in Hippa et al. (2001: figures 4 and 5). This species is distributed in central and southern Europe, Tanscaucasia, Central Asia eastwards to Mongolia ( Peck 1988).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Eristalis