Host plant: Eremobium longisilicum.
Distribution: new species, Fazzan.
were collected in April on Eremobium longisiliquum in
the dunes of the Edeyen (erg) Murzuq. They were active flying
aroung and mating on this small Crucifer.
This new species
has been described by A.
Liberto and M. Gigli (2005) as the tenth in this genus previously
represented by nine species in southern Morocco, Algeria and Egypt.