Paragus (Pandasyopthalmus) tibialis ( Fallén, 1817 ),

El-Hawagry, Magdi S. & Gilbert, Francis, 2019, Catalogue of the Syrphidae of Egypt (Diptera), Zootaxa 4577 (2), pp. 201-248: 213-214

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4577.2.1

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scientific name

Paragus (Pandasyopthalmus) tibialis ( Fallén, 1817 )
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Paragus (Pandasyopthalmus) tibialis ( Fallén, 1817) 

Pipiza tibialis Fallén, 1817: 60  . Type locality: Sweden (Vestrogothia).

Paragus zonatus Meigen, 1822: 177  . Type locality: Germany (Herzogthum Mts.).

Paragus aeneus Meigen, 1822: 183  . Type locality: France.

Paragus obscurus Meigen, 1822: 183  . Type locality: France.

Paragus femoratus Meigen, 1822: 184  . Type locality: Austria.

Ascia analis Macquart, 1839: 109  . Type locality: Canary. Is.

Paragus dispar Schummel, 1841: 163  . Type locality: Poland (Lissa, near Wroclaw).

Paragus numidia Macquart, 1849: 471  . Type locality: Algeria.

Paragus mundus Wollaston, 1858: 115  . Type locality: Portugal (Madeira: Porto Santo).

Orthonevra varipes Bigot, 1880: 150  . Type locality: Iran (Northern Iran).

Paragus tibialis var. meridionalis Becker, 1921: 4  . Type locality: Russia (Krasnoarmeisk, nr. Volgograd).

Paragus mongolicus Kanervo, 1938a  : 149. Type locality: Mognolia.

Material examined: 1 female, El-Burg , 8.VII.1934, leg. Efflatoun  ; 1 male, 1 female, Wadi El-Rabba , Sinai, 26.IV.1946, leg. Efflatoun  , specimens published in Shaumar & Kamal (1978); 1 male, Amria , 1.VI.1924, leg. Efflatoun  ; 1 male, Bir El-Fahm , 26.III.1930  , leg. H.C.E. & M.T.; 1 female, Helwan , 28.I.1935, leg. Farag  ; 1 male, Wadi Hoff , 18.II.1927, leg. Farag  [EFC].

World distribution: AF: Namibia, South Africa. NE: Canada, USA. OR: India. PA: Afghanistan, Algeria, British Isles, Canary Is., China, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Lithuania, Madeira, Mongolia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia.

Egyptian localities: Coastal Strip: Amria, El-Burg, Mariout, Mersa Matrouh. Eastern Desert: Bir El-Fahm, Ogret El-Sheikh, Suez, Wadi Digla, Wadi Garawi, Wadi Hoff, Wadi Rishrash, Wadi Um Elek, Wadi Zohleiga. Lower Nile Valley & Delta: Abu-Rawash, El-Mansoura, El-Mansouriya, Ezbet El-Nakhl, Helwan, Kafr El-Dems, Kafr Hakim, Kirdassa, Kombira. Sinai: Wadi Gedeirat, Wadi El-Rabba. [Sources: Efflatoun (1922), Shaumar & Kamal (1978) and the examined museum material]

Activity period in Egypt: Throughout the year.

Remarks: This species flies rapidly, zigzagging in and out of low-growing plants in open grassland and heathland, and beside tracks in open woodland. It also visits flowers in these situations, especially flowers of Potentilla and Salix ( Speight 2017)  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Paragus

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Paragus (Pandasyopthalmus) tibialis ( Fallén, 1817 )

El-Hawagry, Magdi S. & Gilbert, Francis 2019
2019
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Paragus mongolicus

Kanervo, E. 1938: 149
1938
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Paragus tibialis var. meridionalis

Becker, T. 1921: 4
1921
Loc

Orthonevra varipes

Bigot, J. M. F. 1880: 150
1880
Loc

Paragus mundus

Wollaston, T. V. 1858: 115
1858
Loc

Paragus numidia

Macquart, P. J. M. 1849: 471
1849
Loc

Paragus dispar

Schummel, T. E. 1841: 163
1841
Loc

Ascia analis

Macquart, P. J. M. 1839: 109
1839
Loc

Paragus zonatus

Meigen, J. W. 1822: 177
1822
Loc

Paragus aeneus

Meigen, J. W. 1822: 183
1822
Loc

Paragus obscurus

Meigen, J. W. 1822: 183
1822
Loc

Paragus femoratus

Meigen, J. W. 1822: 184
1822
Loc

Pipiza tibialis Fallén, 1817 : 60

Fallen, F. C. 1817: 60
1817