Empodiodes greatheadi Oldroyd, 1972

Londt, Jason G. H., 2019, A revision of Empodiodes Oldroyd, 1972 with the descriptions of two new species from South Africa (Diptera, Asilidae, Stenopogoninae), African Invertebrates 60 (1), pp. 67-82: 67

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/afrinvertebr.60.33075

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scientific name

Empodiodes greatheadi Oldroyd, 1972
status

 

Empodiodes greatheadi Oldroyd, 1972   Figs 1 View Figure 1 , 16 View Figure 16

Empodiodes greatheadi   Oldroyd, 1972: 635-9 (figs 1 head lateral, 2 head anterior, 4 metathoracic tarsomere 1, 5 prothoracic tarsus); 1974: 166-8 (figs 162 metathoracic tarsomere 1, 163 prothoracic tarsus, 164 head lateral, 165 head anterior); 1980: 361 (catalogue); Londt 1992: 57-59 (figs 1 antenna, 2 prosternum, 3 wing, 4 metathoracic tarsus, 5 empodium, 6 metathoracic pulvilli, 7-9 ♂ terminalia, 10 metathoracic tarsus 5, 11-13 ♀ terminalia).

Material.

SOUTH AFRICA: 2♂ Grahamstown [= Grahamstown], Rockhurst [farm 33°10'59"S, 26°19'01"E c. 650m], 13.x.1981, F.W. & S.K. Gess, 81/82/2, AMGS 101476, AMGS 101477 (AMGS) GoogleMaps   ; 1♀ Grahamstown, Hilton [farm 33°15'00"S, 26°21'12"E c. 490m], 22.x.1967, C. Jacot-Guillarmod AMGS 101478 (AMGS) GoogleMaps   ; ♂ Holotype ' South Africa / C.P. [Cape Province] Alicedale [33°19'S, 26°05'E c. 285m] / 16.xii.71 / D. & A. Greathead’ NHMUK010628725 ( BMNH) GoogleMaps   ; 1♂ ' So. Africa: Cape Prov / 9 km SW Willowmore [c. 33°20'S, 23°27'E 935m] / 30-31.x.1978 3323AD / J Londt & R Miller / open Karoo scrub’, NMSA-DIP 81676 ( NMSA). Note: Holotype not personally handled, but excellent photographs supplied confirm identification GoogleMaps   .

Distribution, phenology and biology.

Entire holotype as in Fig. 1 View Figure 1 . Known from 5 specimens collected at 4 localities in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa (Fig. 16 View Figure 16 ). They were collected in October and November (Table 1) in an area located between summer and winter rainfall regions. The only useful label data relating to habitat are the words 'open Karoo scrub’ which describes much of the area. No other biological data are available.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Empodiodes

Loc

Empodiodes greatheadi Oldroyd, 1972

Londt, Jason G. H. 2019
2019
Loc

Empodiodes greatheadi

Oldroyd 1972
1972