Pachylophus fossulatus 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: 10-11

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Pachylophus fossulatus Adams, 1905
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Pachylophus fossulatus Adams, 1905 

( Plate 15View PLATE 15, Figs 74, 75)

Pachylophus fossulatus Adams, 1905: 195 

? Pachylophus septembris Speiser, 1910: 195 

Described from Rhodesia and further recorded from Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Zaire. Sabrosky (1980: 710) cited P. septembris  as a possible synonym.

Material: 2♀, GAMBIA: W. Div., Kombo Distr., Lamin Bridge , rice field near Lamin Bolan , tidal waterway, on young rice, 2.ix.1997, D.J. Mann ( OUMAbout OUM & MAFY)  ; 1♀, ETHIOPIA: Gonder Prov., Blue Nile at T'is Isat Fwafwate waterfall, 28.iii.1995, (X1032), M. v. Tschirnhaus ( ZSMAbout ZSM)  ; 6♂ 12♀, KENYA: Kikuyu marsh, 17.iv.1983, K  . A. Spencer ; long series of both sexes Kisumu, c. 1000m, rice plot in marshland, 27.x.2004, M.R. Wilson ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 19♂ 20♀, Nairobi , 9–13.xii.1970, A.E. Stubbs  ; 1♂, same data but 7.i.1971  ; 1♂, Kakamega Forest, 18.xii.1970  , A.E. Stubbs  ; 1♀, 14–16 km. S. of Nakuru, 15.xii.1970  , A.E. Stubbs; 1♀  , Mombasa, 1–3.i.1971  , A.E. Stubbs; 1♂ 1♀, Kapsebet , 11500 ft., 16.x.1971, K  . A. Spencer  ; 1♀, UGANDA: Serere, sweeping Kamod Marsh , 19.vii.1934, J. Ford  ; 1♀, RUANDA BURUNDI: x.1956, N.L.H. Krauss  ; 1♀, TANZANIA: Njombe, 6000–6500 Ft. , 16.x.1957, W.P. (all in NHMUKAbout NHMUK)  ; 1♀, MALAWI: Lake Malombe, Nkungulu , 25.x.1983, A. Freidberg ( TAUAbout TAU)  ; 1♀, SOUTH AFRICA: Natal, Ndwedwe District, Montebello Region , 1.x.1961, B. & P. Stuckenberg ( NMPAbout NMP)  ; 1♀, Durban , vii.1948, J.C. Faure  ; 1♂, ANGOLA: Salazar, I.I. A  . A. Farm , 8.iii.1972, BMSAE (both in NHMUKAbout NHMUK). 

In the material from Nairobi the colour of the haltere knob differs from creamy white to deep black. A female from Kikuyu Marsh was dissected and was found to contain a single large egg.

OUM

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

TAU

Tel-Aviv University

NMP

Natal Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Pachylophus

Loc

Pachylophus fossulatus Adams, 1905

Deeming, John C. 2018

2018
Loc

Pachylophus fossulatus

Adams, 1905 : 195

Loc

Pachylophus septembris

Speiser, 1910 : 195