Pachylophus halteratus Becker, 1910

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: 12

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

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038487A7-7A57-FFE6-FF1C-B71FEEA0100E

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scientific name

Pachylophus halteratus Becker, 1910
status

 

Pachylophus halteratus Becker, 1910 

( Plate 8View PLATE 8, Figs 34, 35)

Pachylophus halteratus Becker, 1910: 394 

Described from Tanzania and further reported from Kenya, Zaire and Madagascar. Dr. Ebejer has compared the specimen from Samaru listed below with the holotype and found it to compare perfectly.

Material: 2♀, (form with knob of haltere pale) ETHIOPIA: Gojam Province , swamp 1km N. of most southerly point of Tana Lake, swamp, 27.iii.1995, (X1031), M. v. Tschirnhaus ( ZSMAbout ZSM)  ; 1♀, Welo Prov., 8.5km N. of Hayk , 11°22'N 39°38'E, 17.iii.1995, (X1020), M. von Tschirnhaus ( ZSMAbout ZSM)GoogleMaps  ; 6♂ 5♀, Gonder Prov., Blue Nile at T'is Isat Fwafwate waterfall, 28.iii.1995, (X1032), M.v. Tschirnhaus (all in ZSMAbout ZSM but 1 pair in NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 1♂ 1♀, N. NIGERIA: Bauchi, pond with Oryza barthii  , 1–12.iv.1990, J.C. Deeming  ; 1♀, Zaria, Samaru, 18.i.1968, J.C. Deeming; 1♀, ZIMBABWE: Harare, National Botanic Gardens , 11.vi.1997, W. Rossi (all in NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 3♀ MADAGASCAR: Amparafaravola (O. du Lac Alaotra), 1921, R. Decary  ; 1♀, Env [irons] de Tananarive, 1924, Waterlot (all in MNHNAbout MNHN)  .

Of Decary’s Madagascan material only a single female was correctly identified, the remainder standing under lugens  and fossulatus  .

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Pachylophus

Loc

Pachylophus halteratus Becker, 1910

Deeming, John C. 2018

2018
Loc

Pachylophus halteratus

Becker, 1910 : 394