Lamprolonchaea smaragdi ( Walker, 1849 )

El-Hawagry, Magdi S., 2017, Catalogue of Egyptian Tephritoidea (Diptera: Schizophora: Acalyptratae), Zootaxa 4299 (2), pp. 151-190: 156

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4299.2.1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8D6987A9-7077-FFB6-BFDA-9964FDD0FA86

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scientific name

Lamprolonchaea smaragdi ( Walker, 1849 )
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Lamprolonchaea smaragdi ( Walker, 1849) 

Notiphila smaragdi Walker, 1849: 1098  . Unspecified type. Sierra Leone (BMNH) Lonchaea aurea Macquart, 1851: 273  . Africa (type unknown).

Lonchaea cuprea Becker, 1908: 131  . Syntypes. (ZMHB).

Lonchaea splendida Loew, 1873b: 292  . Italy (Sicily) and Greece (Corfu) (type unknown). Distribution. AF: Madagascar, s. Africa. AU: Hawaii. NE: Bermuda. PA: Canary Is., Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Italy, Madeira, Sicilia, Spain.

Egyptian localities. Coastal Strip: Abu Qir, Muntazah, Nuzha, Ramleh. Lower Nile Valley and Delta: Cairo, Gharbyia, Giza, Kerdassa, Qubba. Sinai: Arish, St. Katherine, Wadi El-Lega. Plants from which flies were swept. Cabbage ( Brassica oleracea  L.), eggplant ( Solanum melongena  L.), fig ( Ficus carica  L.), tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum  L.) and watermelon ( Citrullus  sp.). Biology. MacGowan & Freidberg (2008) reared L. smaragdi  from decayed sorghum, rotten potato, figs, avocado, and watermelon.

Dates of collection. January to November.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Lonchaeidae

Genus

Lamprolonchaea

Loc

Lamprolonchaea smaragdi ( Walker, 1849 )

El-Hawagry, Magdi S. 2017
2017
Loc

Notiphila smaragdi Walker, 1849 : 1098

Macquart 1851: 273
Walker 1849: 1098
Loc

Lonchaea splendida

Loew 1873: 292