Valdiviomyia gigantea Thompson,

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: 68-69

publication ID

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

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:3BAB6920-30AC-410A-995B-BBDA9E2A105D

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4693493

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scientific name

Valdiviomyia gigantea Thompson
status

 

Valdiviomyia gigantea Thompson  in Thompson & Thompson (2017)

Figs 93–96View FIGURES 91–96

Valdiviomyia gigantea Thompson  in Thompson & Thompson 2017: 17

Type locality and data. “ Valdivia , Chile ” (H, ♀, MNHNCL)  .

Material examined. La Araucanía: 1♂, Condominio Amulafquen, Pucón , 15.X.2019, Leg. Miguel Mellado ( ZFMK)  ; Los Ríos: 1♂, Province of Valdivia, Valdivia , 29.IX.1989, Leg. E. Krahmer ( PCBRS)  ; 1♀, Province of Valdivia, Valdivia , 1.X.1990, Leg. E. Krahmer ( UACH)  ; 1♀, Santo Domingo, Valdivia , 9.X.1982, Leg. E. Krahmer ( UACH)  ; 1♂, 1♀, Santo Domingo, Valdivia , 1.XI.1983, Leg. E. Krahmer ( PCRBS)  ; 2♂, 4♀, Santo Domingo, Valdivia , 1.XI.1983, Leg. E. Krahmer ( UACH)  ; 2♂, Valdivia. 18. IX.1980, Leg. Ramón Rebolledo ( PCRR)  .

References. Thompson & Thompson, 2017: 16 (desc. & key).

World distribution. Chile.

Chilean distribution. From La Araucanía to Los Ríos region ( Fig. 103View FIGURE 103).

Altitudinal range. From coastal to inland valley ecosystems (5– 250 m.a.s.l.).

Biology and notes. Valdiviomyia gigantea  is the second-largest flower fly of Chile and associated with Valdivian evergreen and Nothofogus forests. Other data of its biology and ecology remain unknown.

Conservation status. EN under B1ab (iii) + 2ab (iii) using EOO = 217 km 2, AOO = 12 km 2 and three localities (or subpopulations).

ZFMK

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Valdiviomyia

Loc

Valdiviomyia gigantea Thompson

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

Valdiviomyia gigantea

Thompson, F. C. & Thompson, B. J. 2017: 17
2017