Paragus (Serratoparagus) azureus Hull, 1949 ( ssp. scrupeus Stuckenberg, 1954a: 406,

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: 42-44

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.4498716

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scientific name

Paragus (Serratoparagus) azureus Hull, 1949 ( ssp. scrupeus Stuckenberg, 1954a: 406
status

 

Paragus (Serratoparagus) azureus Hull, 1949 ( ssp. scrupeus Stuckenberg, 1954a: 406  )

( Fig. 47View FIGURE 47)

Paragus azureus Hull, 1949: 729 

Paragus (Paragus) azurea Stuckenberg, 1954b: 406  . (Misspelling).

Examined specimens. 1♀, Jazan, Abu-Aresh, Mohammed Bakreen Farm , 28.i.1983, K.Guichard ( KSMA)  .

Distribution. This species was previously recorded for Saudi Arabia by Abu-Zoherah et al. (1993). It was described from Socotra and is further recorded from Aden, Armenia, Egypt, Israel, Zimbabwe ( Rhodesia) and Mozambique and Turkey (as P. azureus ssp. scrupens Stuckenberg  ), UAE and eastern parts of the Afrotropical region ( Smith & Vockeroth 1980; Peck 1988; Dirickx 1994; Whittington 2003; Speight 2020; Smit et al. 2017).

Remarks. This species was described as, Paragus azureus Hull, 1949  . Stuckenberg (1954a) established the subgenus Pandasyopthalmu s in addition to the subgenus Paragus Latreille. Smith & Vockeroth (1980)  listed it under P. (Paragus) azureus  . After Vujić et al. (2008) established the two subgenera Serratoparagus and Afroparagus  , P. (Paragus) azureus  was therefore put under P. (Serratoparagus) azureus  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Paragus

Loc

Paragus (Serratoparagus) azureus Hull, 1949 ( ssp. scrupeus Stuckenberg, 1954a: 406

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

Paragus (Serratoparagus) azureus

Stuckenberg, B. R. 1954: 406
1954
Loc

Paragus (Paragus) azurea

Stuckenberg, B. R. 1954: 406
1954
Loc

Paragus azureus

Hull, F. M. 1949: 729
1949