Platycephala scapularum ( Becker, 1907 )

Deeming, John C., 2018, A revision of the Afrotropical species of Pachylophus Loew (Diptera: Chloropidae) and some related Ovoviviparous genera, Zootaxa 4482 (1), pp. 1-51: 31

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4482.1.1

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scientific name

Platycephala scapularum ( Becker, 1907 )
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Platycephala scapularum ( Becker, 1907) 

( Plate 7View PLATE 7, Fig. 31)

Eurina scapularum Becker, 1907: 392 

Platycephala planifrons algerica Duda, 1933: 116 

Eurina scapularum luteola Collin, 1949: 217 

Described from Algeria, it has a wide distribution, being recorded from Israel, Iran, Mongolia, Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco. The larvae develop in stems of Phragmites australis  .

Further material: 9♂ 9♀, NIGER: Aïr Massif, Wadi Iberkom, 18°55'N 08°40'E, 24.viii.1983, P.C. Matteson ( NMWCAbout NMWC).GoogleMaps 

From this material two females dissected have each been found to contain a single large egg, in one of which a segmented larva with discernible cephaloskeleton was clearly visible. The male terminalia are illustrated ( Plate 7View PLATE 7, Fig. 31).

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Platycephala

Loc

Platycephala scapularum ( Becker, 1907 )

Deeming, John C. 2018

2018
Loc

Eurina scapularum

Becker, 1907 : 392

Loc

Eurina scapularum luteola

Collin, 1949 : 217