Paragus (Paragus) compeditus Wiedemann, 1830,

Dawah, Hassan A., Abdullah, Mohammed A., Ahmad, Syed Kamran, Al-Dhafer, Hathal & Turner, James, 2020, An overview of the Syrphidae (Diptera) of Saudi Arabia, Zootaxa 4855 (1), pp. 1-69: 44-46

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4855.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:28A15E99-7A79-40CA-A0C6-1DC501B69E46

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4411147

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CD39879E-2B40-492A-FF5B-665B57E8FB8F

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Plazi

scientific name

Paragus (Paragus) compeditus Wiedemann, 1830
status

 

Paragus (Paragus) compeditus Wiedemann, 1830 

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Paragus compeditus Wiedemann, 1830: 89  .

Examined specimens. 1♀, Asir, Keratha, Al-Ethrebany fruit farm, 1–25.v.2013, Malaise trap, H.A. Abdullah & H.A. Dawah ( NMWC)  ; 5♂, 1♀, Al-Riyadh, Wadi Al-Dawaseer, Al-Joba village , 1.iii–30.iv.2005, H.A.Dawah, Malaise trap ( CERS)  ; 3♀, Al-Riyadh, Al Aziziyah , 3.xi.1982, sweeping A. Talhouk & S.Tilkian ( KSMA)  ; 6♀, Al-Riyadh, Al Kharj , 80km. S. Al-Riyadh, 8.iii.1982, sweeping, A. Talhouk & S. Tilkian ( KSMA)  .

Distribution. The species was previously recorded from Saudi Arabia by Walker & Pittaway (1987); El-Hawagry et al. (2018); El-Hawagry et al. (2019). It was described from Ethiopia and has also been recorded from the Palaearctic Region: Afghanistan, N. China, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Italy, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan: Afrotropical Region; Mascarene Islands, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and UAE ( Peck 1988; Dirickx 1994; Whittington 2003; Naderloo et al. 2011; Khosravian et al. 2015; Smit et al. 2017; Speight 2020).

Remarks. This species flies among vegetation in areas of high humidity ( Speight 2020).

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Paragus

Loc

Paragus (Paragus) compeditus Wiedemann, 1830

Dawah, Hassan A., Abdullah, Mohammed A., Ahmad, Syed Kamran, Al-Dhafer, Hathal & Turner, James 2020
2020
Loc

Paragus compeditus

Wiedemann, C. R. W. 1830: 89
1830