Proctacanthus dominicana Curran,

Scarbrough, Aubrey G. & Perez-Gelabert, Daniel E., 2006, A review of the asilid (Diptera) fauna from Hispaniola with six genera new to the island, fifteen new species, and checklist, Zootaxa 1381, pp. 1-91: 15

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1175­5334

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Proctacanthus dominicana Curran
status

 

Proctacanthus dominicana Curran 

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Proctacanthus dominicana, Curran 1951: 9  . Type locality: Dominican Republic, Sánchez [Samaná province]; holotype: ♂, (AMNH). Hull. 1962: 488; Martin & Papavero. 1970: 78.

New records. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: prov. Azua, 2 km Hato Nuevo , 23.x. / 1986, R.E.Woodruff / & P.E.Skelley, (1 ♂, FSCA)  ; RD-277 Guaraguao PN del / Este / La Altagracia prov. / 18 o 20.296 N 68 o 48.907'W, / near sea level, 19–20.vii.2004, / D.Perez (d/n) (1 ♂, USNM)GoogleMaps  ; La Altagracia prov., trail / Guaraguao – Cueva del Puente , / 18 o 19.532'N 68 o 48.525'W, sea / level, 24.viii.2006, D.Perez, B.Hierro (day/night) (1 ♂, USNM)GoogleMaps  ; Pedernales prov., Pasosena, / on rd. to Los Arroyos , 18 o 04. / 829' N 71 o 44.091' W, 69 m, / 17.viii.2006, D.Perez, R.Bastardo (5 ♂, USNM)  ; Peravia prov., Arroyo Grande / bridge diving Honduras / Angostura , 18 o 21.383'N 70 o / 25.993'W, 230 m, 8.viii.2006, / D.Perez, R.Bastardo (1 ♂, 2 ♀, USNM)  ; prov. San Cristóbal / Palenque , 22.x.1986 / R.Woodruff / & J.H.Frank (1 ♂, FSCA)  ; Santo Domingo [Santo Domingo province] / 3 Sept. 1971 ~ T.E.Rogers / Coll. ~ Proctacanthus  / dominicana  / Curran / det. J.Wilcox 1979 (1 ♂, 1 ♀, FSCA)  .

Distribution. Captured at low elevations during May and July-October in Azua, La Altagracia, Pedernales, Peravia, San Cristóbal, Sánchez, Santo Domingo provinces.

Remarks. Proctacanthus dominicana  is distinguished by the reddish ground color of the thorax and black setose anepisternum. The color of the fronal setae are variable, ranging from entirely yellow, black, or mixed. The species was originally report from Sánchez province. Its distribution is expanded to include six additional provinces.

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Proctacanthus

Loc

Proctacanthus dominicana Curran

Scarbrough, Aubrey G. & Perez-Gelabert, Daniel E. 2006
2006
Loc

Proctacanthus dominicana, Curran 1951: 9

Curran, C. H. 1951: 9
1951