Most abundant species of Syrphidae (Diptera) collected during two years with Malaise traps in Paraná, Brazil

Luciane Marinoni Renato C. Marinoni Céuli M. Jorge Sionei R. Bonatto About the authors

During two years (1986 to 1988) of the project "Survey of the Entomological Fauna in Paraná" (PROFAUPAR) carried out in eigth localities of Paraná, Brazil, 3,316 specimens belonging to Syrphidae were collected, 1,607 in the first year and 1,709 in the second. Five species were most collected in a total of 1,554 specimens and their seasonality are evaluated: Toxomerus procrastinatus Metz, Toxomerus tibicen (Wiedemann), Microdon mitis Curran, Leucopodella gracilis (Williston) and Paramicrodon flukei (Curran).

Adundance; Neotropical; seasonality


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