Paragus (Pandasyopthalmus) haemorrhous Meigen, 1822,

El-Hawagry, Magdi S. & Gilbert, Francis, 2019, Catalogue of the Syrphidae of Egypt (Diptera), Zootaxa 4577 (2), pp. 201-248: 213

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Paragus (Pandasyopthalmus) haemorrhous Meigen, 1822
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Paragus (Pandasyopthalmus) haemorrhous Meigen, 1822 

Paragus haemorrhous Meigen, 1822: 182  . Type locality: Austria & France.

Paragus sigillatus Curtis, 1836: 593  . Type locality: England (Darent).

Paragus trianguliferus Zetterstedt, 1838: 3  . Type locality: Sweden (Novacculum Umenaes).

Paragus substitutus Loew, 1858: 376  . Type locality: South Africa (Eastern Cape [as "Caffraria"]).

Paragus tamagawanus Matsumura, 1916: 9  . Japan (Honshu: Tamagawa).

Paragus pallipes Matsumura, 1916: 11  . Type localities: Russia (Sakhalin) & Japan (Honshu: Tokyo, Towada).

Paragus ogasawarae Matsumura, 1916: 13  . Type localities: Japan (Honshu: Iwate).

Paragus coreanus Shiraki, 1930: 250  . Type localities: Korea (Koryo, Kongo, Shakuoji).

Material examined: 1 male, Wadi El Zohleiga, 2.V.1925, leg. Efflatoun (specimen published in Shaumar & Kamal (1978)) [EFC]; 1 female, Kafr Hakim, 10.VI.1924, leg. Efflatoun (specimen published in Shaumar & Kamal (1978)) [PPDD].

World distribution: AF: Widespread. NE: N America from the Yukon south to Costa Rica. PA: Afghanistan, Egypt, Europe (Widespread), Israel, Japan, Korea.

Egyptian localities: Coastal Strip: Mariout. Eastern Desert: Suez Road, Wadi Hoff, Wadi Ibtadi, Wadi Rishrash, Wadi Zohleiga. Lower Nile Valley & Delta: Abu-Rawash, El-Mansoura, Ezbet El-Nakhl, Kafr Hakim, Kirdassa, Shubra. [Source: Shaumar & Kamal (1978)].

Activity period in Egypt: March to October.

Remarks: Adults fly low through ground vegetation, with a darting, erratic and weaving flight. Males usually hover close to the ground or close to the foliage of low-growing plants and settles on foliage or the ground. In Europe, this species usually visits the flowers of the Umbelliferae  , Matricaria  , Origanum  , Polygonum, Potentilla, Solidago  and Stellaria  ( De Buck 1990; Speight 2017).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Paragus

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Paragus (Pandasyopthalmus) haemorrhous Meigen, 1822

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

Paragus coreanus

Shiraki, T. 1930: 250
1930
Loc

Paragus substitutus

Loew, H. 1858: 376
1858
Loc

Paragus trianguliferus

Zetterstedt, J. W. 1838: 3
1838
Loc

Paragus haemorrhous

Meigen, J. W. 1822: 182
1822