Platypalpus, Macquart, 1827

Barták, Miroslav & Kubík, Štěpán, 2018, Hybotidae (Diptera) from Turkey, with descriptions of seven new species, Zootaxa 4410 (3), pp. 453-482: 478

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4410.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C8508C4A-C3FD-418C-8840-F148D6BD8F4D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4664A859-3527-FFF4-19CA-D827601CF9B4

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Platypalpus
status

 

Platypalpus   sp. nr. cothurnatus Macquart  

Material examined. Muğla prov.: 1♀, Akyaka , pasture, 8 m, 37°03′11′′N, 28°20′33′′E, Barták, Kubík, 27.iv.2016 GoogleMaps   ; 1♀, Muğla University campus, SW + PT, 700 m, 37°09′42′′N, 28°22′21′′E, Barták, Kubík, 17–22.v.2011 —all CULSP GoogleMaps   .

Remarks. This species is similar to P. cothurnatus Macquart, 1827   ; however, the palpus is slightly larger, mesoscutum narrowly lustrous just behind antepronotum, and abdominal segment 7 mostly lustrous. Without associated males the identification or description as new species is impossible.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae