Chorisops tunisiae (Becker, 1915)

Mason, Franco, Rozkošný, Rudolf & Hauser, Martin, 2009, A review of the soldier flies (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) of Sardinia *, Zootaxa 2318, pp. 507-530: 509-510

publication ID

1175-5326

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scientific name

Chorisops tunisiae (Becker, 1915)
status

 

Chorisops tunisiae (Becker, 1915)  

Published record. Carbonia-Iglesias prov. : Iglesias, Case Marganai, N 39°21’07.3” E 8°34’51.2”, 650 m, 23.IX.2004, D. Birtele, P. Cerretti, F. Mason & D. Whitmore leg., 13 ♂, 5 ♀♀, on Hedera helix   L. flowers, net ( FMV) ( Mason et al. 2006, with locality given as “Marganai”) GoogleMaps   .

Material examined. Carbonia-Iglesias prov. : Iglesias, near colonia Beneck, N 39°20’51.3” E 8°33’48.7” 1, 636 m, 19.IX-3.X.2006, G. Chessa leg., 1 ♂, Malaise trap ( CNBFVR) GoogleMaps   ; Marganai , Tintillonis, N 39°19’13.6” E 8°20’14.8”, 480 m, 22.IX.2004, D. Birtele, P. Cerretti, E. Gatti, F. Mason & D. Whitmore leg., 1 ♀, on Foeniculum vulgare   flowers ( CNBFVR) GoogleMaps   ; Domusnovas , sa Duchessa, N 39°22’27.2” E 8°35’36.7”, 371 m, 17-31.IX.2006, G. Chessa leg., 1 ♀ ( FMV) GoogleMaps   ; same data but 19.IX-3.X.2005, 4 ♀♀ ( FMV) GoogleMaps   ; same data but 3–17.X.2006, 1 ♀, Malaise trap ( CNBFVR) GoogleMaps   ; Domusnovas , Valle Oridda, N 39°24’32.2” E 8°36’58.9”, 592 m, 19.IX.-3.X.2006, G. Chessa leg., 1 ♀, Malaise trap ( CNBFVR) GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. This species was first recorded from Sardinia by Mason et al. (2006) based on part of the above-listed material. The specimens from Case Marganai were collected on sunlit Hedera helix   flowers and at night on a garden light.

Distribution. Recently recorded from Sardinia and Sicily ( Mason et al. 2006) as new to Italy, previously recorded only from few localities in Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia ( Rozkošný 1982).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Stratiomyidae

Genus

Chorisops