Muscina stabulans (Fallén, 1817), Fallen, 1817

Patitucci, Luciano Damián, Mulieri, Pablo Ricardo, Olea, Maria Sofia & Mariluis, Juan Carlos, 2013, Muscidae (Insecta: Diptera) of Argentina: revision of Buenos Aires province fauna, with a pictorial key to species, Zootaxa 3702 (4), pp. 301-347: 320

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3702.4.1

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scientific name

Muscina stabulans (Fallén, 1817)
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Muscina stabulans (Fallén, 1817)  

( Figs. 22 View FIGURES 21 – 23. 21 , 42 View FIGURES 42 – 47 )

Material examined. ARGENTINA   : BUENOS AIRES: 1 female, Baradero, V- 1947 ( ANLIS); 1 female, 2 males, Buenos Aires. X- 1997 ( ANLIS); 2 females, 1 male, Capital Federal. IX- 2006, Torretta leg. ( MACN); 1 female, José C. Paz, Costa leg. Blanchard det. ( MLP); 7 females, 5 males, La Plata, III- 1946, Barengo leg. ( MLP); 3 females, Villa Elisa, La Plata, II- 1982, Mariluis leg. ( MACN). ENTRE RÍOS: 1 male, Paraná (in Eryngium   sp.), 20 -XII- 2004, Torretta leg. ( FAUBA). MENDOZA: 1 female, 1 male, Mendoza Capital, 28 -III- 2008, Aballay leg. (IADIZA). NEUQUÉN: 1 female, Villa La Angostura, III- 1947, Wappers leg. ( ANLIS); 1 female, Villa La Angostura, III- 1994, Mariluis leg. ( MACN). RÍO NEGRO: 1 female, Choele-Choel, I- 1977, Mariluis leg. ( MACN). SALTA: 1 female, Salta capital, VIII- 2008, Mulieri leg. ( MACN). SAN JUAN: 1 female, Jáchal, La Legua, 31 -III- 2005, Aballay leg. (IADIZA). SANTA CRUZ: 3 females, 2 males, El Calafate, XI-XII- 1994, Mariluis leg. ( MACN); 1 female, Puerto Santa Cruz, XII- 1977. Mariluis leg. ( MACN); 2 males, Río Gallegos, I- 1998, Mariluis leg. ( MACN); 1 female, San Julián, 28 -V- 1924, Paggezo leg. ( MLP). TUCUMÁN: 1 female, Tucumán, 14 -V- 1926, Shannon leg. ( ANLIS).

Distribution in Argentina   ( Fig. 42 View FIGURES 42 – 47 ): Buenos Aires; Córdoba; Entre Ríos (new record); Mendoza (new record); Neuquén (new record); Río Negro; Tucumán; Salta; San Juan; Santa Cruz (new record).

References for Argentina   . Aballay et al. (2008); Battán-Horenstein et al. (2005); Blanchard (1933); James (1947); Labud (2001); Lahille (1907); Malloch (1934); Perotti & Brasesco (1996); Séguy (1932); Shannon & Del Ponte (1926).

Remarks. A brief redescription was provided by Hennig (1962). The immature stages were studied by Skidmore (1985).

Biology. Muscina stabulans   is a cosmopolitan species, associated with urbanized environments ( Patitucci et al. 2010 b), recorded in latrines, domestic waste ( Perotti & Brasesco 1996), and biosolids compositing facility ( Laos et al. 2004). It is considered of forensic importance ( Centeno et al. 2002).

MACN

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia

MLP

Museo de La Plata

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Muscidae

Genus

Muscina