Hemixylota varipes Shannon & Aubertin, 1933,

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: 59

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Hemixylota varipes Shannon & Aubertin, 1933
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Hemixylota varipes Shannon & Aubertin, 1933 

Hemixylota varipes Shannon & Aubertin, 1933: 147 

Type locality and data. “Ensenada. Argentina ” (T, ♀, BMNH)  .

Material examined: Los Lagos: 1♀, Volcán Villarrica, 29.XII.1982, Leg. A. Newton & M. Thayer ( CNC); Casa Pangue ( Shannon & Aubertin, 1933)  , 1♀, same locality, 10.XII.1926, Leg. F. & M. Edwards ( CNC)  .

References. Shannon & Aubertin, 1933: 148 (desc.), fig. 30 (face, lateral); Stuardo, 1946: 126 (cat.); Hull, 1949b: 375 (desc.); Fluke, 1957: 112 (desc.); Etcheverry, 1963: 50 (cat.); Thompson, 1972b: 172–173, fig. 71 (male genitalia), 71a (aedeagus and apodeme), 71e (ejaculatory apodeme), 71s (sternum), 71t (tergum) ( Milesiinae  rev.); Thompson et al., 1976: 121 (cat.); Thompson, 1999a: 334 (key).

World distribution. Argentina and Chile.

Chilean distribution. Only recorded from Los Lagos region.

Altitudinal range. From inland valleys to highland ecosystems (590– 2,500 m.a.s.l.).

Biology and notes. Hemixylota varipes  is associated with the Valdivian evergreen forest, which has been replaced by urbanization, croplands and plantation forestry. All basic aspects of its biology and ecology remain unknown.

Conservation status. EN under B2ab (iii) using using AOO = 12 km 2 and three localities (or subpopulations); EOO = 9,716 km 2.

Genus Stilbosoma Philippi, 1865 

Stilbosoma Philippi, 1865: 736  . Type-species Stilbosoma rubiceps Philippi, 1865  (sub. des., Shannon 1926).

CNC

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Hemixylota

Loc

Hemixylota varipes Shannon & Aubertin, 1933

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

Hemixylota varipes

Shannon, R. C. & Aubertin, D. 1933: 147
1933
Loc

Stilbosoma

Philippi, P. I. 1865: 736
1865