Tachina civilis Rondani, 1859

Sforzi, Alessandra & Sommaggio, Daniele, 2021, Catalog of the Diptera types described by Camillo Rondani, Zootaxa 4989 (1), pp. 1-438: 357

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4989.1.1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5117324

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scientific name

Tachina civilis Rondani, 1859
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Tachina civilis Rondani, 1859  

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION: 1859b: 194 (key), 199 (description).

TYPE LOCALITY: “ in Apennino   parmensi, … in Etruria   (= Tuscany), … ab Insubria [Parmese Apennines, … Etruria   (= Tuscany) … Insubria (= Lombardy) ( Italy)]”   .

TYPE MATERIAL: 1 ♂, syntype ( MZUF: Box 13): Tachina Mgn   / civilis Rnd.   , ♂ / 682; 2 ♀♀, syntypes (one missing right mid-leg, the other covered with mold) ( MZUF: Box 13): Tachina Mgn   / civilis Rnd.   , ♀ / 682; 1 ♂, syntype (missing left mid-leg) ( MZUF: Box D): Tachina civilis Rnd.   , 258, ♂, Parma   / 393 258; 1 ♂, syntype (missing left mid-leg, abdomen partially eaten by dermestids) ( MSNC: Box DIPTERA   Ex collezione Rondani - I): Tachina civilis Rnd.   76 ♂ Parma   / Coll. Rondani, scatola n° 1, posiz. G-6 / Museo di Storia Naturale   Università di Pisa, Calci ( PI) ex collezione Rondani.

CURRENT STATUS: valid species, as Exorista (Ptilotachina) civilis   ( Herting & Dely-Draskovits 1993: 125, Pape et al. 1995: 16, O’Hara et al. 2009: 94, 2020: 399, Cerretti 2010: 101).

REMARKS: Rondani (1859b: 199) described both sexes of Tachina civilis   without specifying the exact number   of specimens and not giving a range of lengths: “ marem unicum legi … alterum a D. Piccioli … lectum   , et foeminam a D. De-Cristofori ab Insubria [I collected a single male … the other collected by D. Piccioli, and the female by D. De-Cristofori from Insubria]”. We found five syntypes in this study.

MZUF

Museo Zoologico La Specola, Universita di Firenze

PI

Paleontological Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Rhinophoridae

Genus

Tachina