Proctacanthus shah Rondani, 1873,

Sforzi, Alessandra & Sommaggio, Daniele, 2021, Catalog of the Diptera types described by Camillo Rondani, Zootaxa 4989 (1), pp. 1-438: 60

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4989.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:89C63841-3CF4-491D-8C73-BEF7DCB18FB5

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4980813

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/686387A0-FFF6-FF90-5889-F99FFAE96634

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Plazi

scientific name

Proctacanthus shah Rondani, 1873
status

 

Proctacanthus shah Rondani, 1873 

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION: 1873f: 297.

TYPE LOCALITY: “ Persia Sept. [northern Persia]”  .

TYPE MATERIAL: 1 ♀, holotype ( MSNG): Persia settent.e [northern Persia], 1862–63, Coll. G. Doria  / Typus / Proctacanthus shah Rndn.  , ♀ / Proctacanthus shah Rndn. 1873  , n. sp.

CURRENT STATUS: valid species, as Satanas shah ( Lehr 1988: 320)  .

ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION: Rondani (1873f: 297) described Proctacanthus shah  from just the female sex, without specifying the exact number  of specimens, but giving a single measurement of length, from material collected by G. Doria  . Guiglia (1957: 196) and Raineri & Rey (1996: 30) reported the holotype (♀) in the MSNG.

MSNG

Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova 'Giacomo Doria'

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Proctacanthus