New record and description of two species of genus Sphaerophoria St. Farg. et Serv (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Balochistan, Pakistan

Juma Khan Turk
2015 Pure and Applied Biology  
New record and description of two species of genus Sphaerophoria St. Farg. et Serv (Diptera: Syrphidae) from Balochistan, Pakistan. Abstract The present study was carried out from March 2012 to April 2013. The specimens of genus Sphaerophoria St. Farg. et Serv were collected from different localities of Balochistan. Two species namely Sphaerophoria rueppellii Wiedemann, 1830 and Sphaerophoria interrupta Fabricius, 1805 were recorded. These species are described here on the bases of
more » ... ses of morphological characters, coloration and male and female genitalia. The first time record of these species is a new addition in literature of the insect fauna of Balochistan, Pakistan.
doi:10.19045/bspab.2015.41015 fatcat:l5jy4u5gc5grrmwlu6lwgrzswe