Urophora mauritanica (Macquart, 1851)

Harym, Younes El & Belqat, Boutaina, 2017, First checklist of the fruit flies of Morocco, including new records (Diptera, Tephritidae), ZooKeys 702, pp. 137-171: 138

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.702.13368

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AD5C2A87-50BD-42FF-812E-9DC81EB33FBC

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/023C2FB4-BEAB-7190-BBC2-A1ABFF319135

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scientific name

Urophora mauritanica (Macquart, 1851)
status

 

Urophora mauritanica (Macquart, 1851)  

Literature records.

Morocco, High Atlas: Imi N’Takandout, Dar Kaid M’tougui ( Séguy 1930), Ito ( White and Korneyev 1989). First record for the Anti Atlas.

New records.

Morocco, Anti Atlas: Airport Sidi Ifni, 1♀, 17-V-2015; Oued Tata, 5♂♂, 29-V-2015 (net sweeping); Oued Tata, 12♂♂, 8♀♀, 06-VI-2015 (reared); Douar Tighrimt, 3♂♂, 29-V-2015; Imzine, 3♂♂, 1♀, 30-V-2015; Jnane Makadir, 1♀, 03-VI-2015; Oued Ouarzazate, 2♂♂, 12-VI-2015 (net sweeping)- 25♂♂, 14♀♀, 28-VI-2015- 7♂♂, 2♀♀, 01-VII-2015 (reared).

Host plant.

Centaurea calcitrapa   L. (Fig. 3) from which the specimens were reared.

World distribution.

Algeria, Libya, Albania, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Rep., France, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Russia, Spain, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan ( White and Korneyev 1989, Korneyev and White 1996, 1999, Norrbom et al. 1999, Gharali et al. 2005, Khaghaninia and Gharajedaghi 2012).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tephritidae

Genus

Urophora