Hercostomus perturbus Curran, 1924,

Grichanov, Igor Ya., 2020, New species of Hercostomus Loew, 1857 from Afrotropics (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) and key to Afrotropical fauna, European Journal of Taxonomy 722, pp. 16-36: 31

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.722.1131

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BA29AE10-E075-4E8C-9DD8-9406FBEC91E7

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C08871-4E10-FFED-FDFE-FEF3FB53A345

treatment provided by

Valdenar

scientific name

Hercostomus perturbus Curran, 1924
status

 

Hercostomus perturbus Curran, 1924 

Hercostomus perturbus Curran, 1924: 225  . Type locality: South Africa, Gauteng, Pretoria, Fountains.

Material examined

SOUTH AFRICA • 1 ♂; KwaZulu-Natal, Royal Natal National Park, Mahai River; 28°41.364′ S, 28°56.335′ E; 1449 m a.s.l.; 17–18 Feb. 2010; A.H. Kirk-Spriggs leg.; Malaise trap (2), straddling Mahai River indigenous forest; BMSAGoogleMaps  1 ♂, 1 ♀; Western Cape, Tsitsikamma National Park, Bloukrans Pass ; 33°56.558′ S, 23°37.566′ E; 22–25 Jan. 2009; A.H. Kirk-Spriggs and S. Otto leg.; sweeping, forest paths, indigenous forest; BMSAGoogleMaps  4 ♂♂; Eastern Cape, Tsitsikamma National Park, Storms River mouth ; 34°01.239′ S, 23°53.744′ E; 20 Jan. 2009; A.H. Kirk-Spriggs leg.; sweeping, indigenous forest, stream margins; BMSAGoogleMaps  .

Ecology

According to the label data of the above specimens, imagos inhabit forest paths and stream margins in indigenous forests.

Distribution

South Africa.

BMSA

National Museum Bloemfontein

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Dolichopodidae

Genus

Hercostomus

Loc

Hercostomus perturbus Curran, 1924

Grichanov, Igor Ya. 2020
2020
Loc

Hercostomus perturbus

Curran C. H. 1924: 225