Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 11

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 4,805
· Newest Member: CarolinaS
Forum Threads
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· Carnifex00:25:50
· GAREL Jean-M...00:33:13
· Jim Senn00:58:51
· Arthur van O...01:21:57
· timbuk01:22:15
· JPecca01:49:56
· MorganA02:22:02
· Nosferatumyia02:33:06
· Tony Irwin02:38:43
· daveb2102:42:07
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread
Diptera.info :: Identification queries :: Diptera (adults)
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Tephritis species?
Peter Hodge
#1 Print Post
Posted on 05-09-2005 08:31
Member

Location:
Posts: 1
Joined: 01.09.05

Is anyone able to confirm my provisional determination of this unfamiliar Tephritd? Specimens were swept off Picris echioides (Bristly Ox-tongue) growing in a former arable field near Bognor Regis, West Sussex, UK during August 2005.

Using the key in White (1988) it runs down to Tephritis separata, a species provisionally recorded from the British Isles on the strength of a single specimen found more than 60 years ago at Barton Mills, Suffolk.

S?guy (1934) illustrates the wing patterns of many non-British Tephritis species. My specimens most closely resemble T. conjuncta (Pl.XV, Fig.180), now regarded as a synonym of T. separata (see photo posted below). Note that the basal hyaline area of the 2 large hyaline in cell r1 extends into cell r2+3, without being staggered at vein R2+3. One notable difference is that the tomentum of the scutum in all my specimens is entirely pale grey, and not striped as stated by White (1988).
www.diptera.info/forim/5-0686-1.jpg
 
John Smit
#2 Print Post
Posted on 12-09-2005 10:05
User Avatar

Member

Location: Utrecht
Posts: 565
Joined: 05.10.04

Dear Peter,

A very interresting Tephritid!
It sure looks lika Tephritis separata, but it is very difficult to separate from T. divisa and T. mutabilis. Tephritis separata is known with certainty from Picris hieracioides. So if you have the opportunity, please go and collect the flowerheads and try to rear them. If you want you can sent me a specimen for identification.

Best wishes,

John Smit
 
http://science.naturalis.nl/smitj
bioimages
#3 Print Post
Posted on 18-09-2016 21:04
Member

Location: UK
Posts: 71
Joined: 25.11.06

The above turned out to be Tephritis divisa - new to Britain.
Malcolm Storey
www.bioimages.org.uk

(Two wings good, four wings better!)
 
www.bioimages.org.uk
Nosferatumyia
#4 Print Post
Posted on 18-09-2016 22:36
User Avatar

Member

Location:
Posts: 3301
Joined: 28.12.07

No doubts -- it is.
Val
 
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
Tephritis or Dioxyna? Diptera (adults) 5 01-12-2022 21:18
Tephritis on window Diptera (adults) 1 01-12-2022 21:17
Tachinidae , Siphona Species says TZ. Diptera (adults) 5 01-12-2022 18:57
Hybotidae cf Platypalpus Species? Diptera (adults) 2 01-12-2022 18:39
Sciaridae Species M Gnat for ID help. Diptera (adults) 2 01-12-2022 18:24
Date and time
02 December 2022 13:30
Login
Username

Password



Not a member yet?
Click here to register.

Forgotten your password?
Request a new one here.
Temporary email?
Due to fact this site has functionality making use of your email address, any registration using a temporary email address will be rejected.

Paul
Donate
Please, help to make
Diptera.info
possible and enable
further improvements!
Latest Articles
Syrph the Net
Those who want to have access to the Syrph the Net database need to sign the
License Agreement -
Click to Download


Public files of Syrph the Net can be downloaded HERE

Last updated: 25.08.2011
Shoutbox
You must login to post a message.

09.10.22 17:07
Yes, dipterologists from far abroad, please buy your copy at veldshop. Stamps will be expensive, but he, the book is unreasonably cheap Smile

07.10.22 11:55
Can any1 help out with a pdf copy of 1941 Hammer. Vidensk. Meddel. Dansk Naturhist. Foren. 105; thank you

05.10.22 19:59
Found! https://www.veldsh
op.nl

05.10.22 19:53
@zeegers, your book seems difficult to get from Spain, is there another way?

08.09.22 09:29
Ladies and gentlemen https://jeugdbonds
uitgeverij.nl/prod
uct/families-of-fl
ies-with-three-pul
villi/

26.08.22 15:06
Lis - This is vol.11 (eleven) and is 346 pages. Sorry, don't have a copy.

15.08.22 14:22
Hello, can any1 help out with a copy of Catalogue of Palaearctic Diptera II: Scathophagidae-Hyp
odennatidae? or at least how many pages it is? thx

19.06.22 07:42
I can not post an image - I do all right - dont know what to do! Gunther

24.05.22 11:28
Hi! would anyone be able to send on a scan of Delia sanctijacobi redescription from: GRIFFITHS, G.C.D. 1993. Anthomyiidae [part]. In: Flies of the Nearctic Region, 8(2), 10. Thank you!

18.05.22 16:26
Delay, alas, due to Covid related issues. But it will be published !!

Render time: 1.79 seconds | 172,368,544 unique visits