Leucopis formosana Hennig, 1938,

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: 478

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0387DE63-FF83-FFB3-79C5-44E5FE5FFCDA

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scientific name

Leucopis formosana Hennig, 1938
status

 

Leucopis formosana Hennig, 1938 

Egypt: 1♂, Fayoum, L. Karun , 2–23.ix.1945, R.L. Coe (BM 1946-39) ( BMNH)  ; 1♂, Al-Aiat , ix –x.2003, S.A. El- Serwy ( NMWC)  ; 1♂ 1♀, Sinai, Ras Mamlach , 11–15 iv.1980, B.R. Pitkin ( BMNH)  ; Oman: 1♂, Muscat, Bowsher dunes, 8.ii.1990, M.J. Ebejer ( NMWC)  ; Saudi Arabia: 1♂ 1♀, Khyber Al-Janoub, Hay Al-Salam, 1–15.i.2011, M. Al-Shehrany ( NMWC)  .

Tanasijtshuk (1999) gave a comprehensive account of the distribution and prey of this widespread and polyphagous species.

Distribution. throughout the Palaearctic, parts of the African, Oriental and Australasian Regions including islands in the Indian Ocean.

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chamaemyiidae

Genus

Leucopis