[Syrphidae] Pterallastes sp.

Rudolf B. Samoszynski syrphidae@nottingham.ac.uk
Tue, 13 Jul 2004 11:09:54 -0700

I once keyed out P. thoracicus from Vancouver Island British Columbia, Canada 
[Carmanah Valley Old-growth rainforest area].


Rudi S.

>===== Original Message From "Gerard Pennards" <gerard_pennards@hotmail.com> 
>Dear all,
>I have spend my vacation in Greece this year, part of it in the North West,
>in the Zagoria region.
>In the Pindos mountains i visited the Vikos Gorge, and here I have caught a
>female syrphid that seems to be a member of the genus Pterallastes! I
>identified it with the manual of Nearctic Diptera and a website about asian
>Syrphidae with pictures, for there seem to be no records and/or keys of this
>genus regarding Europe. Can anyone provide me with more information on this
>genus, the species and the countries they live in? I know in eastern North
>America their is a P. thoracicus.
>Thanks in advance,
>Gerard Pennards
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