Psilota conjugata Rondani, 1857,

Sforzi, Alessandra & Sommaggio, Daniele, 2021, Catalog of the Diptera types described by Camillo Rondani, Zootaxa 4989 (1), pp. 1-438: 267

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

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5117259

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Psilota conjugata Rondani, 1857
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Psilota conjugata Rondani, 1857 

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION: 1857: 174.

TYPE LOCALITY: “ in collibus  ditionis parmensis  [ Parmese hills ( Italy)]”  .

TYPE MATERIAL: 2 ♂♂, syntypes (terminalia in a glass vial pinned below each specimen) ( MZUF: Box 6): Psilota Mgn  / conjugata Rnd.  ♂ / 312 / syntype ♂, Psilota conjugata Rondani, 1857  , det. J.T. Smit, 2005 / Synonym of Psilota anthracina Meig.  , det. J.T. Smit, 2005; 4 ♀♀, syntypes (one covered with mold) ( MZUF: Box 6): Psilota Mgn  / conjugata Rnd.  ♀ / 312 / syntype ♀, Psilota conjugata Rondani, 1857  , det. J.T. Smit, 2005 / Synonym of Psilota anthracina Meig.  , det. J.T. Smit, 2005; 1 ♀, syntype (missing right mid-leg) ( MZUF: Box B): Psilota Mgn  conjugata  R., 106, ♀, Parma  / 393 106; 1 ♀, syntype (missing right fore-leg) ( MSNC: Box DIPTERA Ex collezione Rondani - I): Psilota Mgn  conjugata Rnd.  Parma  / Coll. Rondani, scatola n° 4, posiz. B-16 / Museo di Storia Naturale  Università di Pisa, Calci ( PI) ex collezione Rondani; 1 ♀, syntype ( MSNPV: Box 100): Psilota Mgn  conjugata Rn.  , ♀, Parma  ; 1 ♀, syntype ( OUMNH Verrall-Collin Coll.: Box 37): syntype / Type / Ps. conjugata Coll. Big.  / Ps. conjugata  ♀ Italia [illegible word] Rond.

CURRENT STATUS: junior synonym of Psilota anthracina ( Meigen, 1822)  ( Peck 1988: 176, Belcari et al. 1995a: 17, Smit & Vujić 2008: 348).

REMARKS: Rondani (1857: 174) described both sexes of Psilota conjugata  without specifying the exact number  of specimens and not giving a range of lengths, but presumably from more than one specimen because he indicated: “ non raro  [not rare]”. We found ten syntypes in this study.

MZUF

Museo Zoologico La Specola, Universita di Firenze

PI

Paleontological Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Psilota