Chaetorellia conjuncta (Becker, 1912)

Harym, Younes El & Belqat, Boutaina, 2017, First checklist of the fruit flies of Morocco, including new records (Diptera, Tephritidae), ZooKeys 702, pp. 137-171: 138

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Chaetorellia conjuncta (Becker, 1912)


Chaetorellia conjuncta (Becker, 1912)  

New records.

Morocco, Anti Atlas: Airport Sidi Ifni, 5♂♂, 5♀♀, 17-V-2015; Oued Assa: 3♂♂, 2♀♀, 21-V-2015; Oued Sayad, 1♂, 25-V-2015; Oued Foum Ziguid (Douar Ouaiftoute), 1♀, 01-VI-2015; Ksibat Elhdeb, 1♂, 07-VI-2015; Oued Ziz (Pont Errachidia), 1♀, 09-VI-2015 (net sweeping)- 1♀, 12-VI-2015- 3♂♂, 23-VI-2015 (reared); Oued Ouarzazate, 4♂♂, 2♀♀, 12-VI-2015 (net sweeping)- 1♂, 28-VI-2015- 1♂, 1♀, 01-VII-2015 (reared). First record for Morocco.

Host plants.

Flower heads of Centaurea calcitrapa   L. from which the specimens were reared.

World distribution.

Egypt, Afghanistan, Albania, Caucasus, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Syria, Turkey ( White and Marquardt 1989, Norrbom et al. 1999, Korneyev and Dirlbek 2000, Merz 2000).