Themira minor (Haliday, 1833)

Patrick T. Rohner & Gerhard Bächli, 2016, Faunistic data of Sepsidae (Diptera) from Switzerland and additional countries including the first Swiss record of Meroplius fukuharai (Iwasa, 1984), Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 89, pp. 237-260 : 258

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.192634

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6073899

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/0399D016-830A-3211-A4AC-FF7E64C9FDD1

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Plazi

scientific name

Themira minor (Haliday, 1833)
status

 

Themira minor (Haliday, 1833)

Material: Switzerland: AG:Aristau, 400 m, x.1975 (leg. Wunderlich). LU:Dierikon, 550 m, 2000 (leg. Duelli); Luzern 550 m, 24.vi.–5.viii.2006 (leg. Sattler); Ruswil, 800 m, 2001 (leg. Duelli). TI:Bolle di Magadino, 200 m, 19.vi.1995 (leg. Merz &Bächli).

Romania:Calimani, 1700 m, 25.v.83; Cimpulung, 600 m, 25.v.1976; 800 m, 3.viii.1975; Cornetu, 23.v.1984 (all leg. Ceianu).

Distribution:Holarctic ( Ozerov 2005).

Comments:Often associated with waterfowl droppings, but can also be found on cow dung (which it readily accepts as breeding substrate under laboratory conditions).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Sepsidae

Genus

Themira