Simosyrphus, Bigot

Thompson, Christian, 2008, A conspectus of New Zealand flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) with the description of a new genus and species, Zootaxa 1716, pp. 1-20: 13

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.181009

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scientific name

Simosyrphus
status

 

GENUS SIMOSYRPHUS Bigot 

SIMOSYRPHUS Bigot 1882: 79  . Type-species: Syrphus grandicornis Macquart, 1842  , by designation of Hull, 1949 a: 291.

grandicornis Macquart, 1842: 96  ( Syrphus  ). Australia, widespread Oceania. obesus Hutton, 1901: 41  ( Syrphus  ) [Preoccupied by Fabricius, 1775.] huttoni Goot, 1964: 220  ( Syrphus  , new name for obesus Hutton  ).

viridiceps  (misidentification) of Miller 1921: 307, pl. 48, fig. 4.

Two female syntypes of obesus Hutton  were examined and are specimens of grandicornis Macquart. 

There has been much confusion about " Syrphus viridiceps  " of various authors, but not Macquart. Syrphus viridiceps Macquart  is a species of Austrosyrphus that is endemic to Australia. The species called " viridiceps  " by many authors is grandicornis Macquart. 

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Loc

Simosyrphus

Thompson, Christian 2008
2008
Loc

SIMOSYRPHUS

Hull 1949: 291
Bigot 1882: 79
1949
Loc

viridiceps

Miller 1921: 307
1921
Loc

grandicornis

Goot 1964: 220
Hutton 1901: 41
Macquart 1842: 96