Andrenosoma albibarbe ( Meigen, 1820 ),

García, Marta, Pérez, Guillermo & Portillo, Manuel, 2017, Taxonomic review of the species of Andrenosoma (Diptera: Asilidae) in Spain and description of a new species, Zootaxa 4299 (3), pp. 423-431: 424-425

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4299.3.8

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scientific name

Andrenosoma albibarbe ( Meigen, 1820 )
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Andrenosoma albibarbe ( Meigen, 1820) 

Andrenosoma albibarbe ( Meigen, 1820)  : 295. Laphria albibarbe Meigen, 1820: 295  .

Laphria erythrurum Loew, 1847: 552  .

Elaeotoma adustiventre Costa, 1863: 50  .

Diagnosis. Although it is morphologically very similar to A. bayardi  and A. cyrtoxys  . It is distinguished from congeners by the combined characters of the male terminalia.

Description. Medium sized species (10 ̶ 15 mm); body black with metallic blue reflections and sparse tomentum. Head. Face with black setae; facial gibbosity with black and white setae; white beard. Antennae with black setae on the basal two segments. Thorax with black and white setae, without pruinosity, and with long black setae laterally. Wings with first posterior cell opened at margin ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1 – 5 a). Legs. Black with white setae, very abundant on coxae. Abdomen. Flattened with central part of the III ̶VII tergites red-orange; wider in female. Male terminalia. With two tips on gonostylus ( Fig. 1View FIGURES 1 – 5 b).

Female terminalia. Short, tubular, and with yellow setae.

Biology and ecology. Known flight period comprises May to August. They are commonly perched on trunks or branches in valleys and high mountain woods, located between 500m and 1700m above sea level. Their main preys are Hymenoptera and other Diptera  , included asilids of the genus Choerades ( Lehr, 1989)  .

Specimens examined. SPAIN. Province of Ávila: Aliseda de Tormes, (40° 20' N, 5° 23' W), 1125 m, 31/05/ 1987, M. Portillo, 1♂ and 1♀GoogleMaps  ; Aliseda de Tormes , (40° 19' N, 5° 23' W), 1100 m, 31/05/2008, M. Portillo, 1♂GoogleMaps  ; Castañar de El Tiemblo (El Tiemblo), (40° 21' N, 4° 30' W), 900 m, 13/06/2007, M. Portillo, 1♂GoogleMaps  ; Garganta de los Caballeros (Navalguijo), (40° 12' N, 5° 32' W), between 1400 ̶ 2000 m, 17/07/2007, M. Portillo, 3♂GoogleMaps  ; Hoyos del Espino, (40° 20' N, 5° 10' W), 1400 m, 04/07/2007, M. Portillo, 1♂GoogleMaps  ; La Rinconada , (40° 24' N, 4° 35' W), 800 m, G. Pérez Andueza, 3♂ and 2♀GoogleMaps  ; Puerto de Umbrías (between Nava de Barco and Umbrías), (40° 18' N, 5° 33' W), 1250 m, 18/06/2008, G. Pérez Andueza, 1♀GoogleMaps  ; Pinar de Hoyocasero (Hoyocasero), (40° 23' N, 4° 59' W), 1250 m, 05/07/ 2007, G. Pérez Andueza, 1♂GoogleMaps  ; Pinar de Hoyocasero (Hoyocasero), (40° 23' N, 4° 59' W), 1250 m, 26/07/2008, G. Pérez Andueza, 1♂ and 1♀GoogleMaps  ; Plataforma de Gredos (Navalperal de Tormes), (40° 16' N, 5° 14' W), 1900 m, 23/07/ 2008, M. Portillo, 1♂GoogleMaps  ; Puente del Duque (Hoyos del Espino), (40° 20' N, 5° 10' W), 1300 m, 21/05/2009, G. Pérez Andueza, 1♂GoogleMaps  ; Puente de las Juntas (Valle de Iruelas), (40° 22' N, 4° 34' W), 900 m, 13/06/2007, M. Portillo, 1♀GoogleMaps  ; Puerto de Casillas (Casillas), (40° 20' N, 4° 34' W), 1450 m, 14/05/2009, G. Pérez Andueza, 2♂ and 2♀GoogleMaps  ; Puerto de Casillas (Casillas), (40° 20' N, 4° 34' W), 1450 m, 24/06/2008, M. Portillo, 5♂ and 3♀GoogleMaps  ; Puerto de Casillas (Casillas), (40° 20' N, 4° 34' W), 1450 m, 1450 m, 12/07/2007, G. Pérez Andueza, 2♂ and 3♀GoogleMaps  ; Puerto de Casillas (Casillas), (40° 20' N, 4° 34' W), 1450 m, 27/07/2008, G. Pérez Andueza, 1♂ and 1♀GoogleMaps  ; Puerto del Pico (Villarejo del Valle), (40° 19' N, 5° 00' W), 1300 m, 28/06/1985, J.J. Pedrero, 1♂GoogleMaps  ; Puerto de Serranillos (Serranillos), (40° 18' N, 4° 56' W), 1600 m, 07/04/1995, G. Pérez Andueza, 6♂ and 6♀GoogleMaps  ; Puerto de El Tremedal (Becedas), (40° 21' N, 5° 37' W), 1637 m, 18/06/2008, G. Pérez Andueza, 2♀GoogleMaps  ; Puerto de El Tremedal (Becedas), (40° 21' N, 5° 37' W), 1637 m, 02/08/2007, G. Pérez Andueza, 3♀GoogleMaps  ; Río Iruelas (Valle de Iruelas), (40° 22' N, 4° 34' W), 900 m, 04/06/2008, G. Pérez Andueza, 1♀GoogleMaps  . Province of Barcelona : Cornet, (41° 41' N, 1° 49' E), 460 m, 08/1887, without leg, 1♀GoogleMaps  . Province of Guadalajara : Valdepinillos, (41° 10' N, 3° 10' W), 1310 m, 01/08/1994, G. Pérez Andueza, 2♂GoogleMaps  . Province of León : El Rabizo (La Robla), (42° 46' N, 5° 36' W), 1100 m, 22/07/1996, M. Portillo, 1♂ and 1♀GoogleMaps  . Province of Salamanca : El Maillo, (40° 33' N, 6° 12' W), 1100 m, 20/06/1996, M. Portillo and E. Sierra, 3♀GoogleMaps  . Province of Segovia : Embalse de El Tejo (El Espinar), (40° 06' N, 4° 06' W), 1500 m, 01/06/1995, G. Pérez Andueza, 2♂GoogleMaps  . Province of Valladolid : Viana de Cega, (41° 31' N, 4° 44' W), 693 m, 14/06/1993, E. Sierra, 1♀GoogleMaps  .

Distribution. Paleartic Region: Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, Eastern and Southern Russia, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey. In Spain, previously, this species had been cited by Czerny & Strobl (1909) in El Escorial (Province of Madrid), and by Pérez Andueza & Portillo (1991) in Aliseda de Tormes, Risco de los Barrerones-Gredos, Umbrías, Cuerda del Risco del Águila-Puerto de Castilla, Puerto del Tremedal, Puerto de Mijares and Villanueva del Campillo (all these locations belonging to the Province of Ávila); also in El Cerro de Peña Negra-Tornavacas (Province of Cáceres) and in the Province of Zamora, without specifying locations.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Andrenosoma

Loc

Andrenosoma albibarbe ( Meigen, 1820 )

García, Marta, Pérez, Guillermo & Portillo, Manuel 2017
2017
Loc

Elaeotoma adustiventre

Costa 1863: 50
1863
Loc

Laphria erythrurum

Loew 1847: 552
1847
Loc

Andrenosoma albibarbe (

Meigen 1820: 295
1820