Curranosia gemma (BIGOT, 1878)

Zielke, Eberhard, 2020, Two new species of the genus Curranosia PATERSON, 1957 (Diptera: Muscidae) from the Afrotropical Region, Beiträge Zur Entomologie = Contributions to Entomology 70 (1), pp. 197-202 : 198

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.21248/contrib.entomol.70.1.197-202

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DB5ED739-51CC-4B01-A41B-99CC445F0650

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4755653

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A5DC17-FF81-FFF4-F91F-FEE0FC5AFC8B

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Curranosia gemma (BIGOT, 1878)
status

 

Curranosia gemma (BIGOT, 1878)

Material examined: 1, Kenya, Kakamega Forest 5.100 f t., 0°15'N 34°52'E, 1972-01-18 – 22, leg. C. F. Huggins GoogleMaps , B. M. 1972-468; 1  Nigeria, Ikorodu Lagos, 16.10.1974, leg. M. A. Cornes ; 1  W. Africa, Obuasi Ashanti ( Ghana) , 1907-11-24, Dr. W. M. Graham, 1908-245, Caught on leaf in bush.

The female collected in Nigeria, Lagos is rather small with a body length of about 5 mm. C. gemma is widely distributed in the Afrotropical Region and has been reported from Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, South Africa and Uganda, ( ZIELKE 1971a), from Nigeria ( ZIELKE 1972) and Ivory Coast ( ZIELKE 1974) and is additionally listed from Guinea-Bissau, Sudan and Tanzania ( PONT 1980). It seems that the species has not been reported yet from Kenya.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Muscidae

Genus

Curranosia