Polietina orbitalis (Stein, 1904)

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: 315-316

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:717368C3-6909-4DCF-A825-D138B80B10A2

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6164732

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Polietina orbitalis (Stein, 1904)
status

 

Polietina orbitalis (Stein, 1904)  

( Figs. 3 View FIGURES 3 , 35 View FIGURES 33 – 37 )

Type material examined. Neotype male, pinned, damaged, without abdomen, “Grajahú / Rio 1.XII. 40 / Lopes & Oliveira” printed on white paper, black frame; “Smythomyia / orbitalis (Stein)   [handwritten] / D. Albuquerque det. [printed]” on white paper, black frame; “♂” handwritten on white paper; “ MNRJ [printed] 5864 [handwritten]” on white paper, black frame; “Neótipo (a lamina / de ♂ é deste)” handwritten on folded paper, with blue ink ( MNRJ).

Other material examined. ARGENTINA   : BUENOS AIRES: 1 female, Campana, Reserva Natural Estricta Otamendi ( RNEO), 26 -XI- 2009, Patitucci leg. ( MACN). MISIONES: 2 females, Iguazú, X- 1988, Mariluis leg. ( MACN). TUCUMAN: 1 female, 1 male, Yerba Buena, P.Sa. San Javier, 1103 m.a.s.l, 26 ° 47 ' 10.80"S, 65 ° 23 ' 23.40"W, XI- 2010, Mulieri & Patitucci leg. ( MACN).

Distribution in Argentina   ( Fig. 35 View FIGURES 33 – 37 ): Buenos Aires; Misiones; Tucumán (new record).

References for Argentina   . Albuquerque (1956 a); Patitucci et al. (2011 b).

Remarks. Couri & Carvalho (1997) presented a detailed redescription of the species with illustrations of male and female terminalia. Recently, a review of the Neotropical species of this genus was made by Nihei & Carvalho (2007).

Biology. Couri & Carvalho (1997) found a female specimen with the presence of hatched eggs and considered the species as larviparous. Later, Nihei & Carvalho (2002) presented a gynandromorphism report for this species.

MNRJ

Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro

MACN

Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Muscidae

Genus

Polietina