Toxomerus productus (Curran, 1930),

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: 154-155

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

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4705797

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FD4340-FF23-18C2-FF27-0A78FDB5FEC9

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scientific name

Toxomerus productus (Curran, 1930)
status

 

Toxomerus productus (Curran, 1930) 

Fig. 215View FIGURES 210–215

Mesogramma productus Curran, 1930a: 5 

Mesogramma triradiata Hull, 1942a: 48 

Mesogramma productus Hull, 1943a: 27 

Mesogramma camilla Hull, 1951: 20 

Mesogramma cyrilla Hull, 1951: 9 

Mesogramma vanessa Hull, 1951: 15 

Type locality and data. “ Ecuador ” (HT, ♂, AMNH)  .

Material examined. Arica y Parinacota: Valle de Azapa ( Etcheverry 1963)  ; 2♂, Codpa, 30.I.1985, Leg. M. Cerda ( MNHNCL; MEUC)  ; Tarapacá: 2♂, 1♀, Chiapa , 2950 m, 23–24.IV.1969, Leg. L.E. Peña ( MEUC)  .

References. Curran, 1930a: 5 (desc.); Hull, 1943c: 27, fig. 30 (desc.); Fluke, 1956: 229 (cat.); Etcheverry, 1963: 61 (cat.); Etcheverry, 1970: 95 (cat.); Thompson et al., 1976: 54 (cat.); Thompson & Thompson, 2006: 324 (key & desc.); Borges & Couri, 2009: 50 (key & desc.); Reemer, 2010: 193 (cat. & desc.).

World distribution. Argentina, Brasil, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Uruguay and Chile.

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

Altitudinal range. From coastal to highland ecosystems (5–2950 m.a.s.l.).

Biology and notes. Toxomerus productus  is an aphidophagous native species associated with crops and Hemiptera  pests. All other aspects of its biology and ecology remain unknown.

Conservation status. LC; EOO = 86,531 km 2, AOO = 12 km 2 and three localities. This species is widely distributed in all South America.

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

MEUC

Universidad de Chile

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Toxomerus

Loc

Toxomerus productus (Curran, 1930)

Barahona-Segovia, Rodrigo M., Riera, Pamela, Pañinao-Monsálvez, Laura, Guzmán, Vicente Valdés & Henríquez-Piskulich, Patricia 2021
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Loc

Mesogramma camilla

Hull, F. M. 1951: 20
1951
Loc

Mesogramma cyrilla

Hull, F. M. 1951: 9
1951
Loc

Mesogramma vanessa

Hull, F. M. 1951: 15
1951
Loc

Mesogramma productus

Hull, F. M. 1943: 27
1943
Loc

Mesogramma triradiata

Hull, F. M. 1942: 48
1942
Loc

Mesogramma productus

Curran, C. H. 1930: 5
1930