Platypalpus luteicornis (Meigen, 1838)

Barták, Miroslav & Kubík, Štěpán, 2018, Hybotidae (Diptera) from Turkey, with descriptions of seven new species, Zootaxa 4410 (3), pp. 453-482: 473

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4410.3.2

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4664A859-352A-FFF9-19CA-DC6F64F6FD10

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scientific name

Platypalpus luteicornis (Meigen, 1838)
status

 

Platypalpus luteicornis (Meigen, 1838)  

Material examined. Muğla prov.: 7♂   , Muğla University campus, edge of pine wood + Quercus shrubs, 710 m, MT, 37°09′39′′N, 28°22′20′′E, xi.2012 GoogleMaps   – iii.2013; 5♂, 2♀, Gökçeova Gölü , lake shore, 1750 m, 37°03′42.52′′N, 28°48′28.42′′E, Barták, Kubík, 20.ix.2012 GoogleMaps   ; 1♂, 11 km E of Muğla, pine wood + meadow, 1310 m, 37°12′45′′N, 28°27′42′′E, Barták, Kubík, 1.v.2013 GoogleMaps   ; 5♂, 2♀, Muğla University campus, 730 m, MT, xi.2015   – iv.2016, 37°09′38′′N, 28°22′11′′E, Barták, Kubík—all CULSP.

Remarks. Broadly distributed in Europe including European Russia. This species is rather variable in many characters including arrangement of acrostichal setae (in some specimens almost triserial), colour of basal antennal segments (ranging from black to yellow), and mid femur (swollen or rather narrow). These are the first records for Turkey.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae

Genus

Platypalpus