Michotamia assamensis Joseph and Parui, 1995

Zhang, Lili, Scarbrough, Aubrey & Yang, Ding, 2012, Review of the species of Michotamia from China with a description of a new species (Diptera, Asilidae), ZooKeys 184, pp. 47-55: 49-50

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.184.2871

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scientific name

Michotamia assamensis Joseph and Parui, 1995
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Michotamia assamensis Joseph and Parui, 1995  

Michotamia assamensis   Joseph & Parui, 1995: 14. Type locality: India: Amsoi Forest (26°00'46.57"N, 92°32'46.14"E), Assam; Joseph and Parui 1998: 172.

New records.

China: Yunnan: 1 male, Xishuangbanna, Xiaomengyang (22°05'15.15"N, 100°53'57.92"E), 850m, 1957. IX.7, Shuyong Wang; 1 female, Xishuangbanna, Xiaomengyang, 850 m, 1957. X.11, Lingchao Zang. Laos: Vientiane: 1 male, Ban Van Eue, (17°57'48.72"N, 102°36'50.01"E) 1965.XI.30 ~ Native collector, Bishop Museum; 1 male, same data except 1966.II.15, native collector, malaise trap; 1 male, same data except 1966.III.30; 1male, Vientiane, Ci Sion, Vill. de Tha Ngone (18°07'56.86"N, 102°37'41.44"E), 1966.X.24-31, ~ Native collector.

Diagnosis.

Antennal pedicel brownish yellow, scape and postpedicel black; postpedicel 2.5 times as long as scape and pedicel combined. Fore and mid femora yellowish-orange, black extending from base to near apex dorsally and anteriorly; hind femur wider medially, 5 times longer than diameter, mostly black, basal 1/5 reddish-yellow or yellow; epandrium of male genitalia wide with parallel dorsal and ventral margins, apex subtruncate, slightly emarginated, dorsal corner only slightly beyond ventral corner.

Distribution.

China: Yunnan; India (Assam); Laos (Vientiane).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Michotamia