Palpada elegans ( Blanchard, 1852 ),

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: 46-47

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Palpada elegans ( Blanchard, 1852 )
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Palpada elegans ( Blanchard, 1852) 

Figs 58–59View FIGURE 56–61

Eristalis elegans Blanchard, 1852: 406 

Eristalis philippi Schiner, 1868: 363 

Type locality and data. “ Coquimbo, Chile ” (T, A, MNHNP)  .

Material examined. Coquimbo: 1♂, Illapel , 320m, 09.IV.1971, Leg. P. Ramírez F. ( MZUC)  ; 2♀, Divisadero, Punitaqui , 5–18.I.1968, Leg. L.W. Alfaro ( MEUC)  ; Valparaíso: 1♂, Mantagua , 43m, 13.I.1967, Leg. D. Lanfranco ( MNHNCL)  ; 1♂, Viña del Mar , 9.I.1983, Leg. M. Pino ( UACH)  ; 1♂, Malvilla , 2.I.1948, Leg. L.E. Peña ( INIA)  ; 1♂, Los Andes, Río Blanco , 29-31.III.1954, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; Metropolitana   : 1♂, 1♀, Pudahuel , 29.I.1959, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 3♀, Quebrada de la Plata, Rinconada de Maipú , 27.II.1987, Leg. N. Hichins ( MEUC)  ; 4♀, Maipú , 11.IV.1960, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 1♂, Quebrada de Macul , 01.IX.1963, Leg. NN ( MNHNCL)  ; 1♀, Peñalolen , XII.1953, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 7♂, 3♀, Laguna Aculeo , 3.XI.1959, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; O’Higgins: 1♂, Peumo , I.1953, Leg. E.O.B. ( MZUC)  ; 1♀, Nancagua , XII.1944, Leg. L.E. Peña ( INIA)  ; 2♂, 1♀, La Rosa  , 16.III.1954, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; Maule: 1♀, Panemavida , IV.1954, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 1♂, 1♀, Cubillo , 25.I.1965, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 1♂, Linares , XII.1952, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 12♂, 6♀, El Coigo, 1.II.1960, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 1♂, Iloca, Curicó , 08.XII.1969, col. G. Gaulthier ( MZUC)  ; 6♂, 6♀, Fundo Malcho , I.1957, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 4♂, Villa Alegre , 5.XII.1960, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 2♂, 1♀, Los Cipreces , 14.I.1968, Leg. L.E. Peña ( MEUC)  ; 1♂, Tregualemu , 12.XII.1953, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; Ñuble   : 1♂, Recinto , 3.IV.1954, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 1♂, Baquedano, Yungay , 06.IX.1957, Leg. Aguilar ( MZUC)  ; 1♀, Coelemu , 01.V.1956, Leg. L. Longeri ( MZUC)  ; Biobío: 2♀, Los Angeles , 12.I.1957, Leg. J  . Artigas ( MZUC)  ; 1♀, Dichato , 20.XII.1953, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 1♀, Penco , 6.XI.1956, Leg. Figil ( MZUC)  ; 1♂, 1♀, Concepción, 18.II.1966, Leg. Mendéz ( MZUC)  ; 2♀, Lenga , 01.01.197 0, Leg. Angulo ( MZUC)  ; 1♂, Caramávida , 25–31.XII.1953, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 3♂, Peillem-Pilli , 14.I.1954, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; 2♂, 2♀, Pichinahuel , 30.I.1954, Leg. L. Peña ( CNC)  ; La   Araucanía: 1♂, Angol , 20.III.1957, Leg. Parada ( MZUC)  ; 1♀, Collipulli , 10.II.1967, Leg. Mendéz ( MZUC)  ; Los Ríos: 2♂, 4♀, Santo Domingo, Valdivia , 22.I.1989, Leg. E. Krahmer ( UACH)  ; 1♀, Valdivia , 8.I.1984, Leg. E. Krahmer ( UACH)  ; 1♂, 1♀, Valdivia , 19.IX.1980, Leg. R. Rebolledo ( PCRR)  ; Los Lagos: 1♂, Lago Chapo , 15.XII.1964, Leg. Hichins ( MNHNCL)  ; 1♂, Contao, Llanquihue , 22.XI.1966, J. Silva ( MNHNCL)  ; 2♂, 2♀, Caulín, Chacao, Chiloé , 16.II.2016. Leg. C. Smith-Ramírez ( CSD)  ; 2♂, 3♀, Senda Darwin Biological Station , 13.I.2017, Leg. Rodrigo Barahona-Segovia ( PCRBS)  .

References. Blanchard, 1852: 406 (desc.); Schiner, 1868: 363 (desc.); Williston, 1886: 318 (cat.); Reed, 1888: 298 (cat.); Kertész, 1910: 230 (cat.); Hull, 1925a: 26 (desc.); Shannon & Aubertin, 1933: 162 (cat.); Stuardo, 1946: 128 (cat.); Fluke, 1957: 134 (cat.); Etcheverry, 1963: 38 (cat.); Etcheverry, 1970: 95 (cat.); Thompson et al., 1976: 105 (cat.); Lagrange, 1990b: 22, fig. 77–83 (desc.); Smith-Ramírez et al., 2005: 412 (pollinator study); Smith- Ramírez et al., 2014: 6 (ecological study, supplementary material); Montoya, 2016: 496 (cat.).

World distribution. Argentina and Chile.

Chilean distribution. From Coquimbo to Los Lagos region ( Fig. 65View FIGURE 65).

Altitudinal range. From coastal to highland ecosystems (5– 3,000 m.a.s.l.).

Biology and notes. Palpada elegans  is a generalist species associated with disturbed and native ecosystems. According to Smith-Ramírez et al. (2005) P. elegans  visits flowers of A. luma  , A. altenifolia  , E. cordifolia  , M. ovata var. ovata  , M. planipes  , Rhaphithamnus spinosus (Juss.) Moldenke  and T. stipularis ( Smith-Ramírez et al., 2005)  . Others records have been made it visiting Achillea millfolium  L. (Ricardo Huenuanca, CSP record); Baccharis  sp. (Matías Cortés, CSP record); Haplopappus foliosus (Hook. & Arn.) Hook. & Arn.  (Tabatha Carrera, CSP records) and Mentha  sp. (Tity Rodríguez, CSP record),

Conservation status. LC; EOO = 161,994 km 2; AOO = 104 km 2, 24 subpopulations and 25 localities.

MNHNP

Museo Nacional de Historia Natural del Paraguay

MZUC

Museo de Zoologia, Universidad de Concepcion

MEUC

Universidad de Chile

INIA

El Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias

CNC

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Palpada

Loc

Palpada elegans ( Blanchard, 1852 )

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

Eristalis philippi

Schiner, I. R. 1868: 363
1868
Loc

Eristalis elegans

Blanchard, E. 1852: 406
1852