Eumerus falsus Becker, 1922

Gilasian, Ebrahim, Steenis, Jeroen van & Parchami-Araghi, Mehrdad, 2020, Review of the Eumerus tricolor species group (Diptera: Syrphidae) in Iran, with description of six new species, European Journal of Taxonomy 722, pp. 106-152: 122-124

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.722.1139

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:90B3B475-49D9-4869-8F5F-A788DB880356

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03855E28-D767-FFE3-FDF8-C21EFE6747EB

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Valdenar

scientific name

Eumerus falsus Becker, 1922
status

 

Eumerus falsus Becker, 1922  

Figs 3C View Fig , 6C View Fig , 13 View Fig E –F

Eumerus rubriventris Becker, 1921: 67   (junior primary homonym of Eumerus rubriventris Macquart, 1829   )

Eumerus latifrons Sack, 1932: 403   .

Eumerus zarudnyi Stackelberg, 1949: 431   .

Eumerus rufiventris Van Der Goot, 1964: 218   .

Diagnosis

Eyes pilose ( Fig. 13 View Fig E–F), widely spaced, distance between eyes more than width of ocellar triangle ( Fig. 13E View Fig ); scutum and scutellum shiny metallic, weakly pollinose ( Fig. 3C View Fig ); scutum pilose with two bare longitudinal areas posteromedially; scutellum strongly arched basally in lateral view, more than half as high as long; legs predominantly black, tarsi and basal half of tibiae orange ( Fig. 6C View Fig ); metafemur slightly enlarged; metatarsus without dense thick black pile fringe; wing hyaline, almost entirely covered with microtrichia; abdominal terga II–III orange laterally.

Material examined

Holotype

ISRAEL • ♀; “Carmel / 45576 IV // Typus [red label] // rubriventris   / Becker // Eumerus falsus   / Beck. / Stackelberg det. ‘[19]59 // Zool. Mus. / Berlin // Holotype ♀ / Eumerus rubriventris   / Becker, 1921 / det J. van Steenis, 2016 [red label]”; ZMHB.  

Other material

IRAN • 1 ♂; “ IRAN: Markazi prov., Haftad / Gholleh Protected Area, / Chekab Valley , 2219m, / 34°07′05.3″N, 050°16′25.3″E, / 28.V–15.VI.2016, Malaise trap / near pool, E. Gilasian & M. / Pargami- Araghi”; HMIM GoogleMaps   .

Distribution

Central Asia, Iran (Lorestan prov., Alishtar; Markazi prov.), Israel, Transcaucasia, Turkey ( Stackelberg 1949; Peck 1988).

ZMHB

Germany, Berlin, Museum fuer Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universitaet

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Eumerus

Loc

Eumerus falsus Becker, 1922

Gilasian, Ebrahim, Steenis, Jeroen van & Parchami-Araghi, Mehrdad 2020
2020
Loc

Eumerus rufiventris Van Der Goot, 1964: 218

Goot V. S. van der 1964: 218
1964
Loc

Eumerus zarudnyi

Stackelberg A. A. 1949: 431
1949
Loc

Eumerus latifrons

Sack P. 1932: 403
1932
Loc

Eumerus rubriventris

Becker T. 1921: 67
1921