Meromyzella capensis ( Loew, 1860 )

Deeming, John C., 2018, A revision of the Afrotropical species of Pachylophus Loew (Diptera: Chloropidae) and some related Ovoviviparous genera, Zootaxa 4482 (1), pp. 1-51: 32

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4482.1.1

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scientific name

Meromyzella capensis ( Loew, 1860 )
status

 

Meromyzella capensis ( Loew, 1860) 

Meromyza capensis Loew, 1860: 96 

Described from South Africa and wide-ranging in Africa north to Chad, the Sudan and Ethiopia.

Further material: 8♂ 18♀, GAMBIA: W. Div., Lamin Bridge, near Lamin Bolan, tidal waterway, on young rice, 2.ix.1997, D.J. Mann ( OUMAbout OUM); 1♀, W. Div., Abuko, on mature rice, 24.ix.1993, J.C. Deeming & K.E. Shaw; 1♀, Abuko Forest Reserve, 25.ix.1993, C.E. Dyte; 1♂ 1♀, Jibanack, rice field, 21.i.1975, collector unknown; 1♀, N. NIGERIA: Zaria, Samaru, 17.vi.1970, J.C. Deeming; 4♀, Bauchi, pond, 1–12.iv.1990, J.C. Deeming; 2♂, KENYA: Kikuyu, marsh, 17.iv.1983, K. A. Spencer; 17 ex. Kasarani, 10–11.viii.1989, J.W. Ismay; long series of both sexes Kisumu, c. 1000m, rice plot in marshland, 27.x.2004, M.R. Wilson; 2♂ 1♀, MALAWI: Lake Malombe, Nkungulu, 25.x.1983, A. Freidberg; 2♂, ZAMBIA: Kafue River, xii.1995, J. Pollock ( NMWCAbout NMWC); 1♀ NAMIBIA: W. Caprivi Park, Kwando River, swept from floating grasses and vegetation, 15.xii.1999, Mann, Marais & Newman (all in NMWCAbout NMWC); 2♂ 1♀, East Caprivi, Namili MP, Liadura, Linyanti, 11.iii.1992, U. Göllner ( HUBAbout HUB); 1♂, S. AFRICA: Natal, Oribi Gorge N. Res., 10.x.1983, A. Freidberg ( NMWCAbout NMWC). Additional material (von Tschirnhaus pers. comm.): large samples from Cameroun (leg. F. Menzel), Ethiopia, Gambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Togo (all leg. von Tschirnhaus), were identified by the latter. On an average males are in the minority in the rate of 1: 1.40 as exemplified by one sample: 226♂ 304♀, ETHIOPIA: Province Shewa, river Awash Wenz, 10km NW Melkasa, 8°26'54''N 39°15'00''E, 1547m a.s.l., river bank with Cyperaceae  and grass, 15.iii.1995, M. von Tschirnhaus ( ZSMAbout ZSM).

OUM

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

HUB

Hacettepe University

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Meromyzella

Loc

Meromyzella capensis ( Loew, 1860 )

Deeming, John C. 2018

2018
Loc

Meromyza capensis

Loew, 1860 : 96