Exoprosopa

Arabyat, Sahar, Katbeh-Bader, Ahmad & Greathead, David, 2004, The bee flies (Diptera: Bombyliidae) of Jordan, Zootaxa 654, pp. 1-48: 31

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.158701

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038787BD-EF40-FFE3-FEF9-FEDD00530D49

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scientific name

Exoprosopa
status

 

Exoprosopa   sp. near pusilla Macquart, 1840  

Material: Two specimens: Amman 9.V. 1984 (2 Ψ).

Distribution: Afrotropical: Chad, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea­Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, Uganda, Yemen. Palaearctic: Saudi Arabia.

Jordanian specimens have a more extensive wing patterns compared to E. pusilla   reaching the apex of the wings on the fore margin, and clear area in middle of discal cell is much narrower. Also it has a band of white scales at the base of 2 nd tergite.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Bombyliidae