Microdontinae, Rondani, 1845

Tian, Jing, Huo, Ke-Ke, Zhang, Chun-Tian & Ren, Bing-Zhong, 2019, Microdon dentigiganteum sp. nov. and other Microdontinae species (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Northeast China, Zootaxa 4712 (1), pp. 65-76: 72

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4712.1.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FA66BC29-1260-486A-B1AD-0E840DFCEF91

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/B43FEA67-FF89-5003-37A8-909B06C890A2

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Plazi

scientific name

Microdontinae
status

 

Key to the Microdontinae   species of Northeast China

1 Propleuron only with microtrichia..................................................... Metadon spuribifasciatus  

- Propleuron with microtrichia and pile..................................................................... 2

2 Scutellum without calcars ( Figs 6C, D View FIGURE 6 ).................................................................... 3

- Scutellum with calcars ( Figs 3E View FIGURE 3 , 6A View FIGURE 6 )...................................................................... 4

3 Legs brownish black to black, mostly black pilose; abdomen black with cupreous metallic hues ( Fig. 8C View FIGURE 8 ) Microdon auricomus  

- Legs brownish black to black, basal 1/2 brownish yellow, yellow pilose; abdomen black ( Fig. 8D View FIGURE 8 )........ Microdon ignotus  

4 Calcars of scutellum huge, conspicuously longer than 1/2 of the scutellum length ( Fig. 3E View FIGURE 3 ) Microdon dentigiganteum   sp. nov.

- Calcars of scutellum relatively small, shorter than 1/5 of the scutellum length ( Figs 6B, 6E View FIGURE 6 ).......................... 5

5 Antennal ratio approximately 4.1: 1: 3.6 ( Fig. 5B View FIGURE 5 ); vertex and frons black, yellow pilose; abdomen black ( Fig. 8B View FIGURE 8 )................................................................................................ Microdon analis  

- Antennal ratio approximately 2.9: 1: 2.2 ( Fig. 5F View FIGURE 5 ); vertex and frons black, mostly black pilose; abdomen black with cupreous metallic hues ( Fig. 8E View FIGURE 8 ).................................................................... Microdon oitanus  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae