Tephritis postica (Loew, 1844)

Harym, Younes El & Belqat, Boutaina, 2017, First checklist of the fruit flies of Morocco, including new records (Diptera, Tephritidae), ZooKeys 702, pp. 137-171: 138

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.702.13368

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/71DD4FD6-B7E2-A0CA-3063-A2D3BCF3769E

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scientific name

Tephritis postica (Loew, 1844)
status

 

Tephritis postica (Loew, 1844)  

Literature records.

Morocco, Middle Atlas: Volubilis ( Heřman and Dirlbek 2006). First record for the Anti Atlas.

New records.

Anti Atlas: Ksibat Elhdeb, 1♀, 07-VI-2015 (net sweeping)- 1♂, 1♀, 23-VI-2015- 1♂, 1♀, 26-VI-2015- 1♂, 1♀, 28-VI-2015 (reared); Oued Tinghir, 1♂, 11-VI-2015 (net sweeping).

Host plant.

Flower heads of Onopordum acanthium   L. (Fig. 5) from which the specimens were reared.

World distribution.

Algeria, Tunisia, Spain, France, Czech Rep., Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Ukraine, Russia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Iran, Israel, Lebanon ( Séguy 1934a, Richter 1970, Merz 1994, 2001, Wang 1998, Klasa 2001, Heřman and Dirlbek 2006, Zarghani et al. 2010, Gharajedaghi et al. 2012, Hancock 2013).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tephritidae

Genus

Tephritis