Toxomerus schlingeri Thompson & Thompson, 2007,

Barahona-Segovia, Rodrigo M., Riera, Pamela, Pañinao-Monsálvez, Laura, Guzmán, Vicente Valdés & Henríquez-Piskulich, Patricia, 2021, Updating the knowledge of the flower flies (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Chile: Illustrated catalog, extinction risk and biological notes, Zootaxa 4959 (1), pp. 1-178: 156

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4959.1.1

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Toxomerus schlingeri Thompson & Thompson, 2007
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Toxomerus schlingeri Thompson & Thompson, 2007 

Figs 216–217View FIGURES 216–219

Toxomerus schlingeri Thompson & Thompson, 2007: 325 

Type locality and data. “ Chile ” (HT, ♂, MEUC)  .

Material examined. Arica y Parinacota: 1♂, Cica , 12.VI.1968, Leg. N. Hichins (UTA); 1♀  , Valle de Lluta , 28.I.1968, Leg. R.H. González ( MEUC); 1♀  , Valle de LLuta, 12.I.1971, Leg. L. Ruz ( UCV)  ; Atacama: 1♂, Parque Nacional Llanos de Challe , VIII.2017, phot. col.: Gabriela Germain ( CSP)  ; Coquimbo: 1♀, humedal El Culebron, 02.VIII.2019, phot. col.: Francisco Carreño ( CSP); Tongoy , 4 km southwest, 18.X.1997, Leg. Betty & F.C.Thompson ( MEUC; specimen lost)  .

References. Thompson & Thompson, 2007: 325 (key & desc.).

World distribution. Chile.

Chilean distribution. From Arica y Parinacota regions to Coquimbo region ( Fig. 220View FIGURE 220).

Altitudinal range. From coastal to inland valley ecosystems (5– 500 m.a.s.l.).

Biology and notes. Toxomerus schlingeri  is associated with some exotic grasses such as M. sativa ( Thompson & Thompson 2006)  , Salicornia  sp. (Francisco Carreño, CSP record), and R. raphanistrum  L. (Gabriela Germain, CSP record). Type specimen lost (Danilo Cepeda pers. comm.). Other aspects of its biology and ecology remain unknown.

Conservation status. EN under B1ab (iii) + 2ab (iii) using EOO = 3,296 km 2, AOO = 12 km 2 and five localities (or subpopulations).

MEUC

Universidad de Chile

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Toxomerus

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Toxomerus schlingeri Thompson & Thompson, 2007

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Toxomerus schlingeri

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