Gallery Links
Users Online
· Guests Online: 5

· Members Online: 0

· Total Members: 4,870
· Newest Member: MatsDipt
Forum Threads
Theme Switcher
Switch to:
Last Seen Users
· BubikolRamios00:25:20
· Reimund Ley00:26:16
· Jan Maca00:27:56
· Zeegers00:32:03
· varganimrod00:58:21
· Nosferatumyia01:28:27
· maxi621501:29:13
· basileus01:38:47
· Pumpkinshark01:50:06
· weia01:59:33
Latest Photo Additions
View Thread
Diptera.info :: Identification queries :: Diptera (adults)
Who is here? 1 guest(s)
 Print Thread
Micropezidae Neria longiceps
helge
#1 Print Post
Posted on 03-12-2019 16:09
Member

Location: Austria
Posts: 1310
Joined: 10.02.16

Location: Austria April 2016

Thank you for your help!

Helge
helge attached the following image:


[37.76Kb]
Edited by helge on 09-01-2020 09:01
 
helge
#2 Print Post
Posted on 03-12-2019 16:09
Member

Location: Austria
Posts: 1310
Joined: 10.02.16

2
helge attached the following image:


[74.92Kb]
 
helge
#3 Print Post
Posted on 03-12-2019 16:10
Member

Location: Austria
Posts: 1310
Joined: 10.02.16

3
helge attached the following image:


[80.39Kb]
 
helge
#4 Print Post
Posted on 03-12-2019 16:10
Member

Location: Austria
Posts: 1310
Joined: 10.02.16

4
helge attached the following image:


[56.03Kb]
Edited by helge on 03-12-2019 16:11
 
Darwyn Sumner
#5 Print Post
Posted on 04-12-2019 07:58
User Avatar

Member

Location: UK
Posts: 137
Joined: 19.02.05

Tricky, I don't see enough to be comfortable with Micropezidae. Perhaps someone more familiar with wing venation can do better.
The nearest, with that kind of genitalia, is Neria ephippium (http://micropezid...my/term/23) but I can't see other confirmatory features. Take a look at Dick Belger's image of the male at https://waarnemin...ies/80715/
You have the specimen so try my test key at http://micropezid...o/node/235
I do hope someone will contradict us.
 
http://micropezids.myspecies.info/
Ectemnius
#6 Print Post
Posted on 04-12-2019 15:36
Member

Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 840
Joined: 22.11.11

Hello helge & Darwyn,

Of the family I can be sure, it is definately a Micropezidae. However, I'd say this is not a Neria ephippium looking at the sternites. More a Micropeza sp. But not a species we have in the Netherlands I suspect...

Kind regards,

Ectemnius
 
helge
#7 Print Post
Posted on 04-12-2019 19:41
Member

Location: Austria
Posts: 1310
Joined: 10.02.16

Hi Darwyn & Ectemnius,

Thank you for your help!

@Darwyn: Thank's for your hint, I tried the key and it lead me to M. kawalli - but this species is only known from Lithuania...

Best wishes, Helge
 
Paul Beuk
#8 Print Post
Posted on 08-01-2020 15:29
User Avatar

Super Administrator

Location: Netherlands
Posts: 19152
Joined: 11.05.04

With specimens under the microscope it took a little digging but in the end it was your own key that pointed me in the right sirection, Darwyn. The scutellar setae not being at the adge of the scutellum lead me to 'Calobatella longiceps'. Checking further literature I found it is now in the genus Neria.
I also checked Ozerov's 1991 paper synonymizing Calobatella with Neria, but I could find no illustration of the male genitalia. The descriptions are generally useful but somewhat misleading is that none of the descriptions seem to mention that the hind tibiae at least have an anterior and posterior dark stripe along the whole length but that these stripes are often fused, resulting in all darkish hind tibiae.
Ozerov's paper (and I read it somewhere, too) suggest that in lateral view the eyes may be somewhat triangular, but that is not the case in any of the specimens I have seen.
The hind femora in the photographed specimen show just the slightest darkening before the preapical band. The extend of this darkening is very variable in the specimens sent.
Apparently the species had not been recorded froim Austria before but it was found in many of the surrounding countries (not in Switzerland and Italy).
Paul

- - - -

Paul Beuk on https://diptera.info
 
diptera.info
Darwyn Sumner
#9 Print Post
Posted on 08-01-2020 17:11
User Avatar

Member

Location: UK
Posts: 137
Joined: 19.02.05

That's good that you got hold of a specimen and were able to examine it in detail Paul.
Walter Pfeigler has an image of the female on this site at https://diptera.i...ost_123106
The rather long head seems to be the first character to notice. The occiput width being very obviously greater than in other Neria giving the head a somewhat elongated appearance.
Since you have a male is there any chance you could get drawings done of the genitalia.
Also Heige, could you be more precise about location (a lat/long would be great - just use Google Earth). And any idea about habitat would be valuable too.
Edited by Darwyn Sumner on 08-01-2020 17:12
 
http://micropezids.myspecies.info/
Paul Beuk
#10 Print Post
Posted on 08-01-2020 17:31
User Avatar

Super Administrator

Location: Netherlands
Posts: 19152
Joined: 11.05.04

The images posted above will give you the neeed info for now. I guess we should prepare a publication on this record (1 male and 17 females!) and then we can include better illustration. The coordinates are 46°39'22.78"N 15°31'21.46"E.
Paul

- - - -

Paul Beuk on https://diptera.info
 
diptera.info
helge
#11 Print Post
Posted on 09-01-2020 09:25
Member

Location: Austria
Posts: 1310
Joined: 10.02.16

Hi Paul and Darwyn!

About the habitat:
The entire region is characterized by viticulture (climate: warm & rather dry). The owners of the property have been running a "Biobauernhof" for years (extensive grazing by sheep, little use of pesticides; cultivation of wine, peach, apple..). The malaise trap was set up near a peach plantation.

Helge
 
Paul Beuk
#12 Print Post
Posted on 09-01-2020 10:07
User Avatar

Super Administrator

Location: Netherlands
Posts: 19152
Joined: 11.05.04

TumbsUp
Paul

- - - -

Paul Beuk on https://diptera.info
 
diptera.info
Jump to Forum:
Similar Threads
Thread Forum Replies Last Post
new find of Neria longiceps, Austria Diptera (adults) 2 10-05-2023 09:32
Neria cibaria (Micropezidae) Diptera (adults) 3 31-01-2023 17:28
Dolichopodidae? -> nope, it's Micropezidae Diptera (adults) 6 29-07-2022 10:59
Micropezidae female (identificable?) Megamerina dolium female (Fabricius 1805) det. by Tony Irwin Diptera (adults) 10 10-07-2022 19:49
Micropezidae Diptera (adults) 4 15-06-2022 06:23
Date and time
10 June 2023 12:27
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.

23.02.23 21:29
Has anyone used the Leica DM500, any comments.

27.12.22 21:10
Thanks, Jan Willem! Much appreciated. Grin

19.12.22 11:33
Thanks Paul for your work on keeping this forum available! Just made a donation via PayPal.

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

Render time: 1.93 seconds | 176,249,346 unique visits