Leucotabanus flavinotum ( Kröber, 1934 ), Krober, 1934

Henriques, Augusto L. & Krolow, Tiago K., 2019, The genus Leucotabanus Lutz (Diptera: Tabanidae) in the Amazon region, with the description of a new species, Zootaxa 4651 (2), pp. 366-378: 373

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4651.2.10

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9D1DFCF0-838B-4E59-A244-E2809613E389

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scientific name

Leucotabanus flavinotum ( Kröber, 1934 )
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Leucotabanus flavinotum ( Kröber, 1934)  

( Fig. 5 View FIGURE 5 A–E)

Diagnosis. Size 8.6–10.8mm. Frontal Index 5–5.9. Species easily recognizable due to the scutum and scutellum covered with lemon-yellow hairs, black legs and abdomen, subcallus smooth and shiny, orange antenna and hyaline wing with orange costal cell.

Comments. The male was described by Kröber (1931) as Tabanus nigriflavus Kröber, 1931   , and more recently by Wilkerson (1979). L. flavinotum   has been captured in the lower stratum of the primary forest. It attacks horses, cattle and occasionally man.

Material examined. PANAMA, Colón, Gamboa , v.1953 (♀ INPA)   ; canal zone, v.1953, Blanton coll. (♀ MPEG)   ; PERU, Madre de Dios, Tambopata river , 290m, x.1982, Wilkerson coll. (♀ MPEG)   ; BRAZIL, Acre, Porto   Acre, x–xi.1991, Gorayeb et al. coll. (18 ♀ MPEG, 2 ♀ INPA)   .

Distribution. Southern Costa Rica; Panama; Colombia; Venezuela; eastern Peru; Brazil (Acre; Amazonas).

INPA

Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia

MPEG

Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tabanidae

Genus

Leucotabanus