Achalcus, LOEW, 1857

Pollet, Marc, 2005, Systematic revision of Neotropical Achalcus and a related new genus (Diptera: Dolichopodidae, Achalcinae) with comments on their phylogeny, ecology and zoogeography, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 143 (1), pp. 27-73: 47-49

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2004.00141.x

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/14691203-0330-0930-FC4E-B5D6CAE0CD3A

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scientific name

Achalcus
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UNIDENTIFIED ACHALCUS   SPECIMENS

Twenty-eight female specimens could not be assigned to one of the described species. Twelve of them were collected in Chile: Region de la Araucania, Prov. Malleco ( CAS; D), Prov. Cautin   ; Region del Biobio, Prov. Nuble   ; Region del Maule, Prov. Cauquenes (all CNC; D)   ; Region de los Lagos, Prov. Osorno ( USNM; D), Prov. Chiloé ( CNC; D)   ; Region metropolitana de Santiago, Prov. Maipo ( CAS, D). The remaining 16 specimens were recorded from Costa Rica (Cartago, San José; INBio, W), Ecuador (Azuay, c. 6 km SW Giron, and Chimborazo Naranjapota Chilicay, USNM, D; Loja, CNC, D) and Venezuela ( Yacambu ; USNM, D)   .

The two following male specimens were not yet identified: CHILE: Region de los Lagos, Prov. Valdivia: 1♂, U. Austral de Chile, Isla de Teja , 6–8.i.1997, YWT  

B

(Bickel) (CNC; D); COLOMBIA: 1♂, 13 mi. W. of Cali, Valle, 20.iii.1955 (Schlinger & Ross) ( CAS; D)   .

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

CNC

Canadian National Collection of Insects, Arachnids, and Nematodes

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

INBio

National Biodiversity Institute, Costa Rica