Eumerus aurifrons ( Wiedemann, 1824 ),

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: 24-25

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.4498675

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/CD39879E-2B7C-491F-FF5B-66CB56C0FE52

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scientific name

Eumerus aurifrons ( Wiedemann, 1824 )
status

 

Eumerus aurifrons ( Wiedemann, 1824) 

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Pipiza aurifrons Wiedemann, 1824: 32 

Examined specimens. 1♂, Jazan, Abu-Aresh, Al-Mahdag Village , 1–15.xii.2012, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( CERS)  ; 1♂, same locality but 10–15.x.2012  ; 1♂, Jazan, Fifa, Al-Tatweer Centre, 16.iv–6.v.2014, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( CERS)  ; 1♂, Asir, Maraba, Al-Hudaithy Fruit Farm , 1–19.ii.2014, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( CERS)  ; 1♂, Jazan, Abu-Aresh, Al-Mahdag Village , 10–15.x.2012, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( CERS)  ; 1♂, same locality but 1– 15.xii.2012  ; 8♂, Asir, Karatha, Al-Ethrebany fruit farm, 6–27.v.2014, Malaise trap, H.A. Dawah ( CERS; NMWC)  .

Distribution. This is the first record from Saudi Arabia. It was described from India orient (it is the East Indies which consists of the East Indian Archipelago and some people would include the Spice Islands, the Philippines, Celebes and Borneo also but we do not know the exact country from which this species was described. Widespread in Afrotropical Region: Ghana, Madagascar, Nigeria, Tanzania; Oriental Region: Hawaii, India, Indonesia, Malaya, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka; Nearctic Region: Paraguay; Australasian Region: Sumbawa ( Knustson et al. 1975; Smith & Vockeroth 1980; Whittington 2003; Ghorpadé 2014; Sengupta et al. 2016; Garcete-Barrett et al. 2020).

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Syrphidae

Genus

Eumerus

Loc

Eumerus aurifrons ( Wiedemann, 1824 )

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

Pipiza aurifrons

Wiedemann, C. R. W. 1824: 32
1824