Pachylophus Loew, 1858

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: 3

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038487A7-7A5E-FFEF-FF1C-B00EEB0A1432

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scientific name

Pachylophus Loew, 1858
status

 

Pachylophus Loew, 1858 

Type species: Pachylophus frontalis Loew 1858: 121 

Pachylophus  is defined by the combination of its chloropine wing venation (costa extending to apex of R4+5), its appreciably swollen hind femur, frontal triangle with only a single line of setae on either side, face lacking a median carina and the compactly black-haired arista situated preapically or apically on a postpedicel that is more or less reniform, though in P. mirabilis  , described here, it is more produced apically.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae