Spheginobaccha ruginosa

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Spheginobaccha ruginosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Flies
Suborder: Aschiza
Family: Syrphidae
Subfamily: Microdontinae
Genus: Spheginobaccha
Species: S. ruginosa
Binomial name
Spheginobaccha ruginosa
Dirickx, 1995

Diagnosis

Description

Distribution

Madagascar Material examined: MADAGASCAR: 1♀ Fianarantosa Prov., ANGAP Hqt, Panomafana (Town), Malaise trap near stream, 21°14.91'S 47°27.13'E, 740 m, 28.xi–6.xii.2001, lot MG9D-05 (CSCA); 1♀ Vohinparara Ranomafana NP, Malaise trap in rain forest, 21°13.57'S 47°21.19'E, 1110 m, 5–15.vii.2002, M. E. Irwin & R. Harin’Hala, lot MG 9A34 (CSCA); 2♀[Same locality as previous], 14–21.i.2002, lot MG 9A12 (1♀ CSCA, 1♀ USNM); 1♀ Parc. National Ranomafana Belle Vue at Talatakely, 1020 m, 21°15.99'S, 47°25.21'E, 1020 m; malaise, secondary tropical forest, MA-02-09c-62; 28.v–6.vi.2003, R. Harin’Hala; CAS lot 018111 (CAS); 1♀ [same locality data as previous]MEI 98-MA-7, 21 December 1999, CASENT8018161 (1 ♀ CAS); 1♀ Radio tower at forest edge, 1130m 7–17.v.2003 21°15.05'S, 47°24.43'E, 7–17.v.2003; malaise, mixed tropical forest, MA-02-09B-60, R. Harin’Hala CASlot 018077 (1 ♀ CAS); 2♀ Antananarivo: 46 Km NE of Ankazobe: Ambohitantely, 18°11.88’S, 47°16.89'E, 700 m, malaise trap, in sclerophyll forest, MA-27-2, 14–29.xi.2004, M.Irwin, R. Harin’Hala CAS lot 025651 (1♀ CAS, 1♀USNM).

Biology

REFERENCES

  • Dirickx, H.G. 1995. Le genre Spheginobaccha de Meijere a Madagascar (Diptera: Syrphidae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France (N.S.) 31: 151-156.