Hardyadrama excoecariae Lee

David, K. J., Hancock, D. L., Freidberg, A. & Goodger, K. F. M., 2013, New species and records of Euphranta Loew and other Adramini (Diptera: Tephritidae: Trypetinae) from south and southeast Asia, Zootaxa 3635 (4), pp. 439-458: 456

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3635.4.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:77AF4C2D-832F-4655-B6A8-C4A5C291FEAB

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Hardyadrama excoecariae Lee
status

 

Hardyadrama excoecariae Lee 

Material examined: 1 3, 1 Ƥ, INDIA: Andaman Islands, Port Blair, 14.ix. 1992, K. Veenakumari (BMNH).

Comments: This mangrove-breeding species is widespread in coastal areas of Southeast Asia and Australasia but recorded for the first time from India. It breeds in Excoecaria agallocha  L. ( Euphorbiaceae  ), a host plant shared with another adramine, Piestometopon luteiceps  de Meijere (= Acinoeuphranta zeylanica Hardy  ), also widespread in Southeast Asia and recorded from Sri Lanka (Hancock and Drew, 2005) but not yet known from India.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tephritidae

Genus

Hardyadrama