Eupeodes (Metasyrphus) rojasi Marnef, 1999,

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: 132-133

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Eupeodes (Metasyrphus) rojasi Marnef, 1999
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Eupeodes (Metasyrphus) rojasi Marnef, 1999  in Thompson, 1999a

Eupeodes rojasi Marnef, 1999: 338  in Thompson, 1999a

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

Material examined. Tarapacá: 1♀, Parca, 16.II.1967; Leg. J  . Herrera ( IEUMCE)  ; 2♀, Mamiña, 16.XI.1964, Leg. Etcheverry ( IEUMCE)  ; Coquimbo: 1♂, 3♀, El Naranjo, Tilama, I.1969, Leg. J. Molina ( MEUC)  ; Valparaíso: 5♂, 17♀  , Valparaíso, 21.I.1960, Leg. Marnef ( INIA; USNM)  ; Metropolitana : 1♂, Lampa, 30.I.1965, Leg. Zapata ( IEUMCE)  ; 1♀, El Arrayán, III.1951, Leg. Etcheverry ( IEUMCE)  ; 1♀, Cerro San Cristóbal, no data, Leg. Etcheverry ( IEUMCE)  ; 1♀, Ñuñoa, 6.IV.1996, Leg. M. Cerda; 1♀, El Peñon, 8.III.1952, Leg. NN (MNHNSCL); 1♂, Malloco, 12.X.1965, Leg. Etcheverry ( IEUMCE)  ; 2♂, 6♀, Quebrada de la Plata, 27.IV.1967, Leg. Hichins ( MEUC)  ; 2♂, 3♀, Antumapu, La Pintana, no data, Leg. NN ( MEUC)  ; 1♂, El Volcán, II.1951, Leg. Etcheverry ( IEUMCE)  .

References. Thompson, 1999a: 338 (key), Thompson, 1999b: 376, fig. 19–21 (abdomen, male genitalia, wing); Arcaya et al., 2013: 145 (records & distr.); López-García & Maza, 2013: 239 (cat.); Marín-Armijos et al., 2017: 170 (cat.); Mengual et al., 2018b: 154 (phylogeny).

World distribution. Argentina, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela and Chile.

Chilean distribution. From Tarapacá to the Metropolitan region ( Fig. 187View FIGURE 187).

Altitudinal range. From coastal to highland ecosystems (5– 2,770 m.a.s.l.).

Biology and notes. Eupeodes rojasi  is an important predator of the woolly apple aphid Eriosoma lanigerum (Hausamann) ( Thompson 1999a)  . Other data about its biology or ecology are unknown.

Conservation status. LC; EOO = 117,264 km 2, AOO = 52 km 2 and 11 localities (or subpopulations).

Genus Fazia Shannon, 1927 

Fazia Shannon, 1927: 25  . Type-species, F. bullaephora Shannon  (orig. des.) = decemmaculata (Rondani)  . Refs. Thompson, 2012a (generic status).

Chasmia Enderlein, 1938: 213  (name preocc. by Enderlein, 1922). Type-species, C. hians Enderlein  (orig. des.).

Metepistrophe Hull, 1949b: 293 (Proposed as a subg. of Epistrophe Walker, 1852: 242  ). Epistrophe altissima Fluke  (orig. des.).

Metallograpta Hull, 1949b: 293 (Proposed as a subg. of Epistrophe Walker, 1852: 242  ). Type-species, Allograpta colombia  Curran (orig. des.).

INIA

El Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias

IEUMCE

INSTITUTO DE ENTOMOLOGIA UNIVERSIDAD METROPOLITANA DE CIENCIAS DE LA EDUCACION

MEUC

Universidad de Chile

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Eupeodes

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Eupeodes (Metasyrphus) rojasi Marnef, 1999

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

Shannon, R. C. 1927: 25
1927