Chonocephalus dominicanus Borgmeier, 1967

Disney, R. H. L., 2008, Review of Neotropical Chonocephalus Wandolleck (Diptera: Phoridae), Zootaxa 1772 (1), pp. 1-54 : 16-18

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https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1772.1.1

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scientific name

Chonocephalus dominicanus Borgmeier
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Chonocephalus dominicanus Borgmeier

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Chonocephalus dominicanus Borgmeier, 1967: 206 . Male holotype, Dominica, B. W. I., Clarke Hall (USNM) [Examined]

Chonocephalus similis Collin, 1912 (part): nec Brues, 1905.

Chonocephalus punctifascia auctt. nec Borgmeier, 1935: 257.

Chonocephalus wirthorum Disney, 1980: 363 . Disney, 2002: 18.

This species has been transported across the world to the Seychelles ( Disney, 2005).

Material. 6 males, 15 females, Brazil, Amazonia, Manaus , ex old bread fruit ( Atrocarous altilis (Z.) Frost), M. Otronen ( CUMZ) . 1 male, Colombia, Rio Rapaso , March 1963, V. H. Lee ( USNM) ; 1 male, Costa Rica, Finca, La Lola, m. Siguirrea , 23 April 1982, A. M. Young, ex pod ( USNM) ; 1 male, Cauca, Isla Gorgona , 2.9 o N, 78.18 o W, Malaise trap, 15 March 2000, B. Brown, G. Kung & M. Sharkey ( LACM) GoogleMaps . 1 male, Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, 89 m, 10 o 26’N, 83 o 59’W, from bivouac of the army ant Eciton lucanoides Emery , 26 May 1965, C. W. Rettenmeyer ( Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecti- cut, CUMZ, 30-134) GoogleMaps . 2 males from type locality, Dominica, 10–15 September 1964, T. J. Spilman ( USNM) ; 5 males, St Paul Parish, Springfield Plantation , ex Heliconia caribea , 21 May J. A. Korecki ( CUMZ. LACM, 26-82) . 2 males, Ecuador, Quevedo Pichilinguo , April 1968, reared rotting veg. ( USNM) ; 2 males, Rio Palenque , carrion trap, 25 April 1979, S. A. Marshall ( DEBU) . Galapagos Islands ( Ecuador) (Disney & Sinclair, in press) . 2 males, Panama, Gamboa, C. Z., Pipeline Road , July 1967, W. & M. Wirth, reared from Carludovica (USNM) ; 1 female, same data but reared from Heliconia mariae (USNM) . 1 male, Trinidad, Cumaca , 28 July 1998, ex bromeliad ( USNM) ; 15 females, Plum Mitan Road, nr Mt Harris , 24 July 1998 ( USNM) ; 3 males, Simla Research Station, Arima Valley , Malaise trap, E. G. Hancock, 3–14 July 2006 ( CUMZ, 4-156) .

Natural history. Apart from the rearings from the rotting spadices of Carludovica palmata Ruiz & Pay (Cyclanthacaeae) and Heliconia mariae Hook. F. ( Heliconiaceae ); and from bread fruit ( Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson) Fosberg , Moraceae ).

CUMZ

Cameroon University, Museum of Zoology

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

LACM

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

T

Tavera, Department of Geology and Geophysics

DEBU

Ontario Insect Collection, University of Guelph

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Phoridae

Genus

Chonocephalus

Loc

Chonocephalus dominicanus Borgmeier

Disney, R. H. L. 2008
2008
Loc

Chonocephalus wirthorum

Disney, R. H. L. 2002: 18
2002
Loc

Chonocephalus dominicanus

Borgmeier, T. 1967: 206
1967
Loc

Chonocephalus punctifascia

Borgmeier, T. 1935: 257
1935