European Micropezids & Tanypezids

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The fauna of the Acalyptrate families Micropezidae, Psilidae, Clusiidae, Acartophthalmidae, Anthomyzidae, Aulacigastridae, Periscelididae and Asteiidae (Diptera) in the Gemer area (Central Slovakia): supplement 1

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2013
Authors:J. Roháček
Journal:Časopis Slezského zemského muzea Opava (A)
Keywords:Acartophthalmidae, Anthomyzidae, Asteiidae, Aulacigastridae, Chamaepsila, Chamaepsila andreji, Chamaepsila confusa, Chyliza nova, Chyliza vittata, Clusiidae, diptera, faunistics, Gemer, Introduction, Micropeza, Micropeza corrigiolata, micropezidae, nature conservation, NERIA, Neria cibaria, Periscelididae, Pseudopomyza, Pseudopomyza atrimana, Psilidae, Rainieria, Rainieria calceata, Slovakia

In the first supplement to the fauna of the Diptera Acalyptrata of the Gemer area (Slovakia) new records from the Muránska planina National Park are presented. Based on the material examined, records of Micropezidae (3 species), Psilidae (4), Clusiidae (9), Acartophthalmidae (2), Anthomyzidae (4), Aulacigastridae (2, a family recorded for the first time from Gemer area), Periscelididae (2) and Asteiidae (2) are given, with comments for each species about general distribution, biology, faunistic and/or nature conservation importance. Four species are new additions to the fauna of Slovakia, viz. Chamaepsila andreji (Shatalkin, 1996), Ch. confusa Shatalkin & Merz, 2010 (both Psilidae), Clusiodes gentilis (Collin, 1912) (Clusiidae) and Periscelis winnertzii Egger, 1862 (Periscelididae), and six other species are recorded from the Gemer or Muránska planina NP for the first time. Apart from the faunal novelties, Rainieria calceata (Fallén, 1820) (Micropezidae), Clusiodes caledonicus (Collin, 1912), C. verticalis (Collin, 1912) (Clusiidae), Aulacigaster pappi Kassebeer, 2001 (Aulacigastridae) and Periscelis annulata (Fallén, 1813) (Periscelididae) are the most significant species in the area, belonging to rare taxa distinctly jeopardized due to association with (in Central Europe) endangered habitats. A new host plant of Stiphrosoma sabulosum (Haliday, 1837) (Anthomyzidae) is recorded, viz. Agrostis gigantea Roth. (Poaceae).

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