Paragus (Paragus) azureus Hull, 1949,

El-Hawagry, Magdi S. & Gilbert, Francis, 2019, Catalogue of the Syrphidae of Egypt (Diptera), Zootaxa 4577 (2), pp. 201-248: 214

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Paragus (Paragus) azureus Hull, 1949
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Paragus (Paragus) azureus Hull, 1949 

Paragus azureus Hull, 1949: 729  . Type locality: Yemen ( Socotra).

Paragus azureus scrupeus Stuckenberg, 1954b: 406  . Type locality: Yemen ( South Yemen).

World distribution: AF: Yemen. PA: Egypt ( Peck 1988), Israel.

Material examined: 1 male, Wadi Rashid , 24.V.1919, leg. Efflatoun (specimen published in Efflatoun (1922))  ; 4 males, 2 females, Wadi Edeib , Gebel Elba, 23.I.1929, leg. Efflatoun  ; 11 males, 3 females, Wadi Edeib , 26.II–7.III.1938, leg. Tewfik  ; 1 male, Wadi Rishrash , 24.V.1919, leg. Efflatoun  [EFC].

Egyptian localities: Eastern Desert: Wadi Askhar, Wadi Geniva, Wadi Hoff, Wadi Rashid, Wadi Rishrash, Wadi Shabek, Wadi Um Girfan. Gebel Elba: Wadi Edeib, Wadi Ehameib [Sources: Efflatoun (1925) and Shaumar & Kamal (1978) (under the name P. serratus  ) and the examined museum material].

Activity period in Egypt: January to May.

Remarks: According to Stuckenberg (1954), the specimens recorded in Egypt by Efflatoun (1925) under the name Paragus serratus  are actually this species, and all Egyptian records should probably be assigned likewise. Paragus serratus  is not a North African species at all.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Paragus

Loc

Paragus (Paragus) azureus Hull, 1949

El-Hawagry, Magdi S. & Gilbert, Francis 2019
2019
Loc

Paragus azureus scrupeus

Stuckenberg, B. R. 1954: 406
1954