Saltella nigripes
Robineau-Desvoidy 1830
Specimen, Male
Label Info

Published Illustrations (click to enlarge):
Illustrations extracted from:
Pont, A. C. and R. Meier (2002). The Sepsidae (Diptera) of Europe. Brill: 188-188.

Diagnosis (From Pont & Meier, 2002):

Adult recognised by the receding face, sparsely haired wing-membrane, and restricted white katepisternal pruinosity.

(From Ozerov, 2005)
nigripes Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 747 (Saltella). Type locality: Saint-Sauveur (FRANCE); Holotype or Syntypes, sex not stated, presumed destroyed.

ferruginea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 744 (Nemopoda). Type locality: FRANCE (locality not stated); Holotype or Syntypes, sex not stated, presumed destroyed.

gagatea Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830: 745 (Nemopoda). Type locality: Saint-Sauveur (FRANCE); Syntypes ♂♂ and ♀ ♀, presumed destroyed.


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(From Ozerov, 2005) - World Distribution
Palaearctic. ― Asia: Afghanistan, Israel, Kazakhstan, Republic of Georgia, Russia (Irkutskaya Oblast’, Novosibirskaya Oblast’, Orenburgskaya Oblast’, Sakha), Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan; Europe: Albania, Czech Republic, France (incl. Corsica I.), Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia (Belgorodskaya Oblast’, Ivanovskaya Oblast’, Krasnodarskiy Kray, Lipetskaya Oblast’, Rostovskaya Oblast’, Ryazanskaya Oblast’, Stavropol’skiy Kray, Vladimirskaya Oblast’), Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, former Yugoslavia.

(From Pont & Meier, 2002) - With focus on European Distribution
Not in Fennoscandia. A central and south European species, extending from France eastwards to European Russia and Afghanistan, and south to Israel (Zuska and Pont, 1984: 158).

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  • Abdomen (Male)
  • Abdomen (Female)

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