Pachylophus punctifemur Sabrosky, 1945

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: 21

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

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scientific name

Pachylophus punctifemur Sabrosky, 1945
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Pachylophus punctifemur Sabrosky, 1945 

( Plate 11View PLATE 11, Figs, 52, 53)

Pachylophus proximus var. punctifemur Sabrosky, 1945: 459 

Described as a variety of proximus  from Kenya and also recorded from Uganda and Tanzania. Spencer (1985: 179) recorded finding a first instar larva in the abdomen of a female from Embu collected on 16.iv.1983 and figured its cephaloskeleton.

Material: 4♂ 3♀, KENYA: Nairobi , 9–13.xii.1970, A.E. Stubbs  ; 1♂ 6♀, Nairobi, Karura Forest , 9– 13.xii.1970, A.E. Stubbs  ; 2♀, Meru, 5100 ft., vii.1943, V.G.L. van Someren  ; 1♀, Mt. Elgon , 7000–8000 ft., 28.xii.1980, P.S. Cranston (all in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 2♀, Embu, Hotel Iz. Walton , 16.iv.1983, K  . A. Spencer; 1♀, Kasarani , 10–11.viii.1989, J.W. Ismay  ; 2♂ 2♀, Tsavo west, Ngulia Lodge , 16–17.viii.1983, A. Freidberg  ; 1♂, 40km NW. of Nairobi , 31.viii. 21983, A. Freidberg  ; 1♂, West Pokot, Chepareria , 4–5.xi.1983, I. Yarom (all in NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 1♀, 15km NNE of Nanyuki, Kamwaki Farm , 0°08'N 37°10'E, 9.iii.1970, (X345)GoogleMaps  ; 3♂ 9♀, Tsavo National Park , Voi River, 20.ii.1971, (X356)  ; 4♂ 6♀, same data but 22.ii.1971, M. v. Tschirnhaus (X354)  ; 1♂, UGANDA: NE of Queen Elizabeth National Park , 15.vii.1994, O. Krüger, (X973)  ; 1♂, TANZANIA: S. Marangu, SE slope of Mt. Kilimanjaro, 26.ii.1971, M. v. Tschirnhaus (X359)  ; 2♂ 8♀, same data (X360); (all in ZSMAbout ZSM). 

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Pachylophus

Loc

Pachylophus punctifemur Sabrosky, 1945

Deeming, John C. 2018

2018
Loc

Pachylophus proximus var. punctifemur

Sabrosky, 1945 : 459