Pachylophus contractus 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: 8

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

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scientific name

Pachylophus contractus Becker, 1910
status

 

Pachylophus contractus Becker, 1910 

( Plate 12View PLATE 12, Figs 56, 57)

Pachylophus contractus Becker, 1910: 393 

Described from Kenya and Tanzania and further recorded from Ethiopia.

Material: 1♀, ETHIOPIA: Alemaya , ex. Eragrostis  sp. 15.viii.1993, S. Gudeta ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 1♂, Shewa Distr., River Awash Wenz S. of Nazret , 15.iii.1995, M. v. Tschirnhaus, (X1015), ( ZSMAbout ZSM)  ; 1♀, KENYA: Embu, Hotel Iz. Walton , 16.iv.1983, K  . A. Spencer ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 1♀, Kikuyu, Muguga, 6800ft., 25.v.1970 [no collector's name is given, but the specimen is labelled in the hand of O.W. Richards] (BMNH); 2♂, 40km NW. of Nairobi , 31.viii.1983, A. Freidberg ( NMWCAbout NMWC & TAUAbout TAU)  ; 1♂, Mt. Kenya, Timau , 22.viii.1983, A. Freidberg ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 1♀, same data ( TAUAbout TAU)  ; 2♂1♀, 30km N. of Kitale, Tartar, 4-5.xi.1983, I. Yarom; 3♂, near Naro Moro, Murera Farm, 1.x.1983, I. Yarom; 1♀, Eldoret , 30.x.1983, I. Yarom  ; 1♂, 40km E. Narok, 31.viii.1983  , A. Freidberg ; 1♀, Cherangani Hills, Kapcherop, 2.xi.1983, I. Yarom  ; 1♂, Masai Mara, Keekorok Lodge , 29–30.viii.1983  , A. Freidberg; 1♂, 10km E. of Kitale , 2.xi.1983, I Yarom  ; 2♀, Bungoma, 6–7.xi.1983  , A. Freidberg (all in TAUAbout TAU)  ; 8♂ 5♀, Kasarani , 10–11.viii.1989, J.W. Ismay ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 2♀, same data ( OUMAbout OUM)  ; 3♂ 2♀, Aberdare Mts., road Nyeri to Gilgil , 7000 ft., 18.iii.1970, (X333)  ; 1♂, 15km ENE of Nakuru, Bahati Forest , 25.iii.1970, (X341)  ; 1♂ 1♀, Meru District, near Mikinduri , 0°08'N 37°50'E, 27.iii.1970 (X343)GoogleMaps  ; 3♂ 7♀, (1♀ with extensive Laboulbeniales  on wings and abdomen) 15km NNE of Nanyuki, Kamwaki Farm , 0°08'N 37°10'E, 9.iii.1970, (X345)GoogleMaps  ; 2♂ 8♀, (1♂ with Laboulbeniales  on wing and abdomen, 1♀ with same on wing) same data but 29.iii.1970, (X347)GoogleMaps  ; 4♂ 10♀, TANZANIA: Marangu , foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, 4.iii.1971, (X376)  ; 7♂ 26♀, same data but 22.ii.1971 (X362)  ; 25♂ 52♀ same data (X361)  ; 1♂ 4♀, Kilimanjaro, 6700–7000 ft. 27.ii.1971, M. v. Tschirnhaus, (X363); all M.v. Tschirnhaus. ( ZSMAbout ZSM)  ; 1♂ SOUTH AFRICA: Oribi Gorge , river, 30°41.49'S 30°16.8'E, 16.x.1999, D.P. Sumner ( NMWCAbout NMWC)GoogleMaps  ; 2♂ 1♀, Natal, 25km W. of Winterton , 16.ix.1983, A. Freidberg ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 1♂ 15♀, same data ( TAUAbout TAU)  ; 1♀, Natal, 10km NE. of Drummond , 18.ix.1983, A. Freidberg ( NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 3♂ 3♀, same data ( TAUAbout TAU)  ; 1♀, Oribi Gorge N. Res. , 10.x.1983, A. Freidberg ( TAUAbout TAU)  ; 2♂, Transvaal, " Streifnetz ", 29.i.1987, rec. fr. Zool. Mus. Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (all in NMWCAbout NMWC)  ; 2♂1♀, Natal, Durban, vii.1948, J.C. Faure; 1♀, Zululand, Eshowe, vi.1926, R.E. Turner (all in NHMUK); 1♂, NAMIBIA: Fish River Canyon, 10–14.ii.1994, H. Schumann ( HUBAbout HUB)  .

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

TAU

Tel-Aviv University

OUM

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

HUB

Hacettepe University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Pachylophus

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Pachylophus contractus Becker, 1910

Deeming, John C. 2018

2018
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Pachylophus contractus

Becker, 1910 : 393