Leucopis (Leucopella) vanharteni Gaimari & Raspi, 2002

Ebejer, M. J., 2017, A conspectus of the silver-flies (Diptera: Chamaemyiidae) of the Middle East with descriptions of new species of Chamaemyia Meigen and Melanochthiphila Frey, from the Arabian Peninsula, Zootaxa 4319 (3), pp. 461-482: 477

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4319.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4F8Ba876-F09D-4168-B66B-Fa211459686B

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Leucopis (Leucopella) vanharteni Gaimari & Raspi, 2002
status

 

Leucopis (Leucopella) vanharteni Gaimari & Raspi, 2002  

Yemen: 1♂, Sana’a, 3.iv.1999, light trap, A. van Harten ( NMWC).  

This specimen was overlooked when the material was sent to be studied by the authors who described the species. The entire type series was reared from mealybugs ( Pseudococcidae   ) living on a diversity of plants ( Gaimari & Raspi 2002.) This specimen is the only one that was attracted to light.

Distribution. so far known only from Yemen.

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chamaemyiidae

Genus

Leucopis