Choerades nigrovittatus (Matsumura)

Young, Charles L. & Hradský, Milan M., 2007, Robber flies of South Korea III. South Korean species of the Subfamily Laphriinae Macquart, 1838 (Diptera: Asilidae), Zootaxa 1388, pp. 1-23 : 14-15

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.175153

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6247897

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/AF1F8B14-1B5F-4E52-FF08-EB8AAFCFFD1E

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Plazi

scientific name

Choerades nigrovittatus (Matsumura)
status

 

Choerades nigrovittatus (Matsumura)  

( Figs 6 View FIGURES 1 – 6 , 12 View FIGURES 7 – 12 , 18 View FIGURES 13 – 18 , 47 View FIGURES 45 – 50. 45 , 48)

Laphria nigrovittatus Matsumura, 1916: 295   .

Choerades nigrovittatus (Matsumura)   : Hisamatsu, 1965: 203.

Small black flies, 11 mm. Easily distinguished by the distinct bare, black, narrow integumental median stripe of scutum surrounded by microsetae. The entire fly, including most setae are black.

Redescription. Head: Face black with black hair and bristles. Mystax long, thick, gold/yellow. Gibbosity surface bare, black integument. Parafacial margin very narrow. Orbital hair short, black. Proboscis apex dorsally angulated (angled downwards). Short black postocular hair. Ocellar tubercle with black hair and 2 long black bristles. Antenna entirely black with black hair. Postpedicel (segment 3) with an apical pit; relative lengths of segments: 3> 1> 2. Thorax: Black, covered in microsetae. Distinct dark, narrow, bare median stripe of scutum. Postpronotal hair, sparse, short. Chaetotaxy with 1 notopleural, 4 supraalar, 3 postalar bristles, all black. Weak, sparse dorsocentral hair. Scutellum surface wrinkled, covered in micro­pubescence. Scutellar margin with sparse fine hair. Lateral aspect of thorax black wrinkled integument with fine, sparse hair. Anepisternum with 2 strong posterior bristles. Katatergal bristles long, spiraled at apices. Anatergite black integument. Legs: Entirely black with black hair and bristles. Wings: Tinged black with black veins; costal cell covered in black mirco­pubescence. Abdomen: Black, covered in evenly distributed sparse, black hair. Tergites 1, 2 and 3 with long lateral yellow hair and bristles; subsequent tergites with shot, yellow lateral hair. Male genitalia: ( Figs 6 View FIGURES 1 – 6 , 12 View FIGURES 7 – 12 & 18 View FIGURES 13 – 18 .) Female: Similar to male except abdominal hair sparser. Mystax much reduced, all black intermingled with some white/silver hairs. Tergite 1 with 3 black bristles; tergite 2 with 1 black bristle.

Material examined. Ch’ungch’ongbuk­Do Province: 1 ɗ: 13–31 /V/ 2005, Okcheon Gunbuk­myon, Taecheon Dam, 36 ° 21 ’ 36 ”N, 127 ° 25 ’ 33 ”E, P. Tripotin coll.; 1 Ψ: 29 /V/ 2004, Okcheon Saesan­Li, 36 ° 16 ’ 36 ”N, 127 ° 36 ’ 42 ”E. Ch’ungch’ongnam­Do Province: 1 Ψ: 30 /IV/ 2005, Kumsan Nami­myon, Seokdong Pohyeonsa, 36 °03’ 49 ”N, 127 ° 27 ’ 25 ”E, P. Tripotin coll. Kang­won­Do Province: 1 Ψ: 23 // VI/ 2006, Gyebangsan Pyeongchang, Yongpyeong Nodong Valley, 900m., 37 ° 42 ’08”N, 128 ° 28 ’ 89 ”E, P. Tripotin coll.; 1 ɗ: 14 /VI/ 2006, Hongcheon Hongcheon­eup, Sammachi­ li, pulp mill, P. Tripotin coll.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Choerades

Loc

Choerades nigrovittatus (Matsumura)

Young, Charles L. & Hradský, Milan M. 2007
2007
Loc

Choerades nigrovittatus

Hisamatsu 1965: 203
1965
Loc

Laphria nigrovittatus

Matsumura 1916: 295
1916