Pachylophus proximus Adams, 1905

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: 20-21

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Pachylophus proximus Adams, 1905
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Pachylophus proximus Adams, 1905 

( Plate 10View PLATE 10, Figs 44, 45, 46)

Pachylophus proximus Adams, 1905: 194 

Pachylophus bellulus Curran, 1928: 346 

Described from Rhodesia, this species is widely distributed in Africa from Chad to South Africa and from Nigeria to Ethiopia, and also occurs in Yemen and Saudi Arabia.

Material: l ♀, SAUDI ARABIA: Lodar  , 800m., 16.v.1967, K. Guichard ; l ♂, S. Hedjaz, Taif, 11.viii.1931, H. St. J. B. Philby; l ♂ l ♀, Hieth, 13.v. 1977, 40km S. of Riyadh, W. Büttiker (both in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 1♀, Tanoma, Al- Kerya , 27.iii.2003, H. A. Dawah ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 3♂ 15♀, YEMEN: Usaifira , 1 mile N. of Ta'izz, ca. 4500 ft., in cultivated fields, 13.xii.1937, H. Scott & E.B. Britton  ; 2♀, same data but 21.xii.1937  ; 6♂ 8♀, Jebel Jihaf , ca. 7000 ft., 7–12.x.1937, H. Scott & E.B. Britton  ; ♂, Wadi Dhahr , ca. 6 miles N.W. of San'a, ca. 7900 ft., 21.i.1938, H. Scott & E.B. Britton  ; 1♂, San'a, within walls of Bir-el-Azab , ca. 7900 ft., i.1938, H. Scott & E.B. Britton  ; 2♂ 1♀, San'a, ca. 7900 ft., from lucerne, 10–15.x.1937, C. Rathjens  ; 1♂, same data but 10–15.x.1937  ; 1♂, ETHIOPIA: Between Addis Allem and Djem-Djem, 7000–8000ft., grass field, 20.ix.1926, J. Omer Cooper  ; 1♀, Lake Langano , c. 7°33'N 39°11'E, 23.vii.1973, R. BakerGoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Lake Shala , c. 7°20'N 39°0'E, 12.viii.1973, R. BakerGoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Dessie , 28.xii.1935 – 15.i.1936, J.W.S. Macfie  ; 1♂ 1♀, Waldia , 1–26.ii.1936, J.W.S. Macfie  ; 1♂, Simien, ravine on W. side of Mai Shaha valley , c. 9000 ft., 14.xii.1952, H. Scott  ; 1♀, Wolamo Prov., Soddu , c. 6800 ft., 21–25.x.1948, H. Scott (all in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 1♀, Tigray Province, between Aksum and Inda Silase , 23.iii.1995, M. v. Tschirnhaus (X1025)  ; 14♂ 40♀, (1♂ 1♀ with Laboulbeniales  on tip of abdomen) Gonder Province , 39km E. of Lake Tana, 26.iii.1995, M. v. Tschirnhaus (X1029)  ; 1♂ 2♀, Gojam Province, southern tip of Lake Tana, Bahir Dar , 27.iii.1995, M. v. Tschirnhaus (X1030)  ; 6♂ 33♀, Welo rov., 8.5km N. of Hayk , 11°22'N 39°38'E, 17.iii.1995, M. v. Tschirnhaus (X1020)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Awash National Park, woodland on N. bank of Awash Wenz , 16.iii.1995, M.v. Tschirnhaus (X1018)  ; 2♂, Shewa Distr., River Awash Wenz S. of Nazret , 15.iii.1995, M. v. Tschirnhaus (X1015)  ; 44♂ 51♀, (1♂ 2♀ with Laboulbeniales  on tip of abdomen) Debre Libanos , 30.iii.1995, (X1035), M. v. Tschirnhaus  ; 2♀, Gojam Prov., 1km N. of Bahir Dar , 27.iii.1995, (X1031), M. v. Tschirnhaus  ; 11♂ 18♀, (1♀ with Laboulbeniales  on tip of abdomen) Gojam Prov., 3km S.E. of Jiga , 29.iii.1995, (X1033), M. v. Tschirnhaus (all in ZSMAbout ZSM)  ; 1♂, SUDAN: White Nile, Kalakla , i.1980, P.S. Cranston ( NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 2♂ 8♀, KENYA: R. Athi, N. Macharkos , 15.iv.1983, K. A. Spencer  ; 10♂ 16♀, Rift Valley, Ol Arabe Gorge , 11–18.xi.1988, R.K. Butlin (all in NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 13♂ 18♀, Taveta Forest, viii.1947, M. Steele  ; 1♀, Nairobi , ii.1952, N.L.H. Krauss  ; 1♂, Nairobi , 7.i.1971, A.E. Stubbs  ; ♀, same data but 9– 13.xii.1970  ; 1♂, Kakamega Forest, 18.xii.1970  , A.E. Stubbs; 1♂, Nairobi , 28.xi.1951, L.C. Edwards  ; 1♀, same data but 11.x.1951  ; 1♂ 2♀, Lake Nakura , 15–16.xii.1970, A.E. Stubbs  ; 1♀, N. of Nakura, Molo, 17.xii.1970, A.E. Stubbs; 3♂ 5♀, Tsavo National Park , 4–7.iv.1968, B. Cogan & A. Hutson  ; 3♂ 1♀, Mt. Elgon , 7000–8000 ft., 28.xii.1980, P.S. Cranston (all in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 6♀, Nature reserve NNW of Isiolo, 17.iii.1970, (X332)  ; 1♂, North bank of Lake lmenteita, 24.iii.1970, (X340)  ; 9♂ 5♀, Tsavo National Park , Galana River, 23.ii.1971, (X357)  ; 4♀, (1 with Laboulbeniales  on abdomen) 15km NNE of Nanyuki, Kamwaki Farm , 29.iii.1970, (X347)  ; 1♀, same data, 9.iii.1970, (X345)  ; 28♂ 56♀, Tsavo National Park , Voi River, 22.ii.1971, (X356)  ; 1♂, same data (X355)  ; 7♂ 5♀ same data (X354)  ; 8♂ 7♀ same data (X353); all M. v. Tschirnhaus (all in ZSMAbout ZSM)  ; 1♀, UGANDA: Serere, 27.vii.1972, J.L. Overman ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 1♀, (with Laboulbeniales  on abdomen) Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kyambura Game Reserve, 18.vii.1994, O. Krüger, (X974); 8♂ 20♀, (3♀ with Laboulbeniales  on abdomen) NE of Queen Elizabeth National Park , 15.vii.1994, O. Krüger, (X973); (all in ZSMAbout ZSM)  ; 1♀, ZAMBIA: Lusaka, 10.iv.1994, J.N. Pollock ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 4♀, ZAIRE: Route Goma  , Lac Kivu Riv Chiranyobwa, bord rivière, oseaux et bananeraie, 21.ix.1974, J.P. Gouteux ( MNHNAbout MNHN)  ; 1♂ Stanleyville , xi.1956, N.L.H. Krauss  ; 2♂ 1♀, ZIMBABWE: Odgoni Falls , iii.1957, (collector unknown), ( NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 4♂ 1♀, 10km SE of Harare, 19.ii.1997, J.W. Ismay  ; 1♂ 1♀, Mazowe , 14.ii.1997, J.W. Ismay (all in OUMAbout OUM)  ; 1♂, MALAWI: Blantyre, iv.1957, N.L.H. Krauss  ; 4♂ 3♀, TANZANIA: Dares-Salaam , iv.1957, N.L.H. Krauss (all in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 1♂, S. Marangu , SE slope of Mt. Kilimanjaro, 26.ii.1971, (X359), M. v. Tschirnhaus  ; 1♂ 1♀, (♀ with Laboulbeniales  on hind tarsus) same data (X360); (all in ZSMAbout ZSM)  ; 1♀ ANGOLA: Rocadas , R. Cunene, 19–22.ii.1972, BMSAE  ; 1♀, R. Curoca 7 mls. N.E. of P. Alexandre , 25– 26.ii.1972, BMSAE  ; 3♀, 5 mls. N.E. of Negola , 25.iii.1972, BMSAE (all in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 13♂ 13♀, (1♀ with Laboulbeniales  on abdomen) NAMIBIA: Lüderitz Distr., Orange River, Sendelingdrift , 28°06'S 16°52'E. 19.ix.1997GoogleMaps  , A.H. Kirk-Spriggs ( SMWNAbout SMWN); 1♂, Hoffnung , 9-16.x.1933, K. Jordan  ; 1♂, Sissekab , 11.xi.1933, K. Jordan  ; 4♀, Windhoek , Hoffnung Fm., lucerne field, 7.ii.1972, BMSAE  ; 1♂, same data but lakeside vegetation  ; 5♂ 3♀, Otjitambi Fm., 27 mls. E.S. E. of Kamanjab , 13–15.ii.1972, BMSAE (all in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 1♀, Windhoek, Daan Viljoan, 13–15.ii.1992, H. Ulig (HUB); 1♂, Otjikoko Süd Fm., 33 mls. E.N. E. of Omaruru , 10–13.ii.1972, BMSAE  ; 5♂ 6♀, Nr. Onseepkans , Orange R. bank, 8–10.i.1972, BMSAE  ; 1♀, Okahandja , 1-12.i.1928, R.E. Turner  ; 3♂ 3♀ Noachabeb, 27 mls. N.N.E. of Grunau , 10–12.i.1972, BMSAE  ; 1♀, Kombat , 16–17.ii.1972, BMSAE (all in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 1♂ 1♀, Opuwa Distr., Sesfontein Spring , 3.i.2000, D.J. Mann ( OUMAbout OUM)  ; 7♂ 9♀, Kavango, Popa Falls , 3.iii.1992, U. Göllner  ; 2♂ 1♀, Kavango, Camp Popa , 28.ii–5.iii.1994, H. Schumann  ; 1♂ 1♀, Kavango, Kaudom Camp , 25.ii.1992, U. Göllner  ; 2♂ 2♀, East Caprivi, Katima Mulila , 8.iii.1992, U. Göllner  ; 8♂ 16♀, Fish River Canyon, 10–14.ii.1994, H. Schumann  ; 3♂ 11♀, same locality, 7–8.x.1993, F. Koch  ; 4♂ 3♀, Fort Namutomi, Elosha NP, 1.iv.1989, U. Göllner  ; 1♂ 1♀, Kunene, Epupa Falls , 20–22.ii.1994, U. Göllner  ; 2♂3♀, Grootfontein, Otavi Fontein, 17.ii.1992, U. Göllner; 3♂3♀, Bushmanland, Klein Dobe, 21.ii.1992, U. Göllner; 1♂ 4♀, Osona b. Okahandja , 19–20.x.1991, U. Göllner  ; 1♀, same locality, 23–25.iii.1989, U. Göllner  ; 2♀, same locality, iii-iv.1988, J. Irish (all in HUBAbout HUB)  ; 1♂, BOTSWANA: Maun , 21.iv.1972, BMSAE ( NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 1♀, Good Hope , Malaise trap in sorghum field, 21–28.ii.1990, J.M. Mashonja ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 1♂ 1♀, S.AFRICA: Pirie Dam , ii.1944, J. Omer Cooper  ; 1X Pretoria , v.1948, J.C. Faure; 1♀  , Cape Province, Mossel Bay , 20.xii.1938, R.E. Turner  ; 1♀, same data but 1– 13.iii.1922  ; 1♀, same data but 7.xi.1938  ; 1♂ Cape Province  , Somerset East, x.1930, R.E. Turner  ; 1♀, Natal, Weenen, xii.1923 – i.1924, H.P. Thomasset (all in NHMUK); 2♂ 3♀, N. NIGERIA: Bauchi, watered garden, 1– 12.iv.1990, J.C. Deeming  ; 1♂, Bauchi, on pond grasses, 1-7.iii.1997, J.C. Deeming  ; 2♂, Bauchi State, near Tilden Fulani, Kogin Salla, irrigated vegetable farm, 9.iii.1997, J.C. Deeming  ; 1♀, Kaduna, light trap, 1.xi.1970, J.C. Deeming  ; 3♂1♀, Zaria, Samaru, 6.ii.1966, J.C. Deeming; 1♀, same data but 18.i.1968  ; 7♀, same data but m. v. trap  , 9.iii.1969 (all in NMWCAbout NMWC). 

A single large egg was found in a female from Samaru.

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

OUM

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

SMWN

State Museum

HUB

Hacettepe University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Pachylophus

Loc

Pachylophus proximus Adams, 1905

Deeming, John C. 2018

2018
Loc

Pachylophus proximus

Adams, 1905 : 194

Loc

Pachylophus bellulus

Curran, 1928 : 346