Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr, 1876)

Martínez-Chávez, Laura Marcela, Duque-Gamboa, Diana Nataly & Toro-Perea, Nelson, 2019, New records of aphid parasitoids (Hymenoptera) from Colombia, Check List 15 (6), pp. 1083-1091: 1088

publication ID 10.15560/15.6.1083


persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr, 1876)


Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr, 1876)  

Figure 15 View Figures 15–17

New records. Colombia, Valle del Cauca, Dagua , 27. ii.2017, 03°45′11″N, 076°39′22″W, collected by hand, L.M. Martinez, D.N. Duque, E. Aguirre, 1 specimen (MUSENUV 28973) GoogleMaps   .

Identification. 1.1–1.5 mm. Body with a metallic green color. Mouth parts black. Antennae yellow, with 6 funic- ular segments and 3-segmented club. Forewing longer than body, with a very long submarginal vein, marginal vein enlarged but short and an enlarged stigmal vein. Stigma and post-marginal vein short. Second leg with long, thick tibial spur.