Amblypsilopus basilewskyi ( Vanschuytbroeck, 1960 )

Grichanov, Igor Ya., 2022, Six new species of Amblypsilopus Bigot (Diptera: Dolichopodidae: Sciapodinae) and a key to species of the Afrotropical mainland, European Journal of Taxonomy 789 (1), pp. 49-80 : 73

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2022.789.1631

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7C7817E9-A9CE-447B-8CDA-249FEDEC74D0

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5906563

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03CAC248-9B45-6070-FE34-FD8E527DF59B

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Amblypsilopus basilewskyi ( Vanschuytbroeck, 1960 )
status

 

Amblypsilopus basilewskyi ( Vanschuytbroeck, 1960)

Sciapus basilewskyi Vanschuytbroeck, 1960: 319 . Type locality: Tanzania:Tanganyika Terr., Kilimanjaro, Marangu, Versant S.E.

Amblypsilopus basilewskyi – Bickel 1994: 373. — Grichanov 1996: fig. 3.

Material examined

KENYA • 2 ♂♂ (specimens in ethanol); Kakamega Forest ; 0°22′ S, 34°50′ E; alt. 1500 m; mid-Sep.– mid-Oct. 2001; Bergsdorf and Kraemer leg.; Malaise trap; NMSA GoogleMaps 3 ♂♂; Kikuyu env., Ondri wetland ; 1.25595° S, 36.66557° E; alt. 2014 m; 12–14 Nov. 2012; D. Gavryushin leg., forest; ZMUM GoogleMaps 1 ♂; Kikuyu env., Ondri wetland ; 1.25697° S, 36.66682° E; alt. 2001 m; 15 Nov. 2012; D. Gavryushin leg., ZMUM GoogleMaps 1 ♂; Central Province, Katura Forest, Nairobi ; 1°14.504′ S, 36°49.452′ E; alt. 1720 m; 23 Apr. 2011; A.H. Kirk-Spriggs leg.; sweeping in shaded mixed upland indigenous forest; BMSA GoogleMaps .

Distribution

DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda.

Notes

Having broad male face, elongate antenna and trilobate cercus, the species is close to some species of the Madagascan Amblypsilopus pallidicornis species group ( Grichanov 2021a).

NMSA

South Africa, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Museum

ZMUM

Russia, Moscow, Moscow State University

BMSA

South Africa, Bloemfontein, National Museum Bloemfontein

NMSA

KwaZulu-Natal Museum

ZMUM

Zoological Museum, University of Amoy

BMSA

National Museum Bloemfontein

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Dolichopodidae

Genus

Amblypsilopus

Loc

Amblypsilopus basilewskyi ( Vanschuytbroeck, 1960 )

Grichanov, Igor Ya. 2022
2022
Loc

Amblypsilopus basilewskyi

Bickel D. J. 1994: 373
1994
Loc

Sciapus basilewskyi

Vanschuytbroeck P. 1960: 319
1960