Pachylophus flavipes ( Lamb, 1917 )

Deeming, John C., 2018, A revision of the Afrotropical species of Pachylophus Loew (Diptera: Chloropidae) and some related Ovoviviparous genera, Zootaxa 4482 (1), pp. 1-51: 10

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scientific name

Pachylophus flavipes ( Lamb, 1917 )
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Pachylophus flavipes ( Lamb, 1917) 

( Plate 2View PLATE 2, Figs 8, 9; plate 4, Fig. 20; plate 5, Fig. 23; plate 12, Figs 60, 61)

Steleocerus flavipes Lamb, 1917: 40 

Described from Mozambique and further recorded from Burundi, Liberia, Nigeria and Uganda. The holotype male is in good condition, but has one wing missing.

Material: 1♂, N. NIGERIA: Zaria 10.iii.1966, J.C. Deeming  ; 2♂, 25km N. of Zaria , 8.ix.1979, J.C. Deeming  ; 9♂12♀, all with individual puparia, Zaria, Samaru, reared ex shoots Sporobolus pyramidalis  xi.1972, J.C. Deeming; 1♀, Samaru , x.1979, J.C. Deeming  ; 1♀, same data but 2.vii.1967, m. v. trap    ; 9♂ 3♀, Mambilla Plateau, Ngel Nyaki , forest edge, 27–29.xii.1989, D.P. Knoop  ; 1♀, Bauchi, on pond grasses, 1–7.iii.1997, J.C.Deeming  ; 1♀, GHANA: Legon, x-xii.1988, M. Cobblah  ; 1♂, KENYA: Thika, Sports Club, 14.vi.1983, K. A. Spencer  ; 1♂, Bungoma, 6–7.xi.1983, I. Yarom; (all in NMWC)  ; 1♂ 2♀, same data but coll A. Freidberg ( TAU)  ; 1♀, Bungoma, 1140m, ix.2007, M.R. Wilson ( NMWC)  ; 1♀, Masai Mara, Keekorok Lodge , 29–30.viii.1983  , A. Freidberg (all in TAU)  ; 1♂ 1♀, Kasarani , 10.viii.1989, J.W. Ismay ( OUM)  ; 2♂ 1♀, Nairobi , 7.i.1971, A.E. Stubbs  ; 1♂ 1♀, Kisumu, 19.xii.1970  , A.E. Stubbs (all in NHMUK); 2♂ 4♀, (1♀ with Laboulbeniales  on abdomen) UGANDA: NE of Queen Elizabeth National Park, Collin's Camp, 31.viii.1994, (X977)  ; 11♂ 15♀, (1♂ with Laboulbeniales  on hind femur) same data but 15.vii.1994, (X973)  ; 6♂18♀, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Kyambura Game Reserve, 18.vii.1994, (X974); (all O. Krüger) (all ZSM); 1♀, Serere, 26.i.1973, J.L. Overman  ; 2♂ 6♀, (1♀ with Laboulbeniales  on wing and abdomen) same data but 1972  ; 1♀, ZAMBIA: Lusaka, 9.iv.1994, J.N. Pollock  ; 1♂, SOUTH AFRICA: Natal, Pietermaritzburg, Ukulinga Station , 3.x.1983  , A Freidberg (all in NMWC); 1♀, Natal, 10km NE of Drummond , 18.ix.1983  , A Freidberg ( TAU)  ; 2♂1♀, Natal, Nagel Dam, 10.vii.1954, B. Stuckenberg (NMP); 1♀, ANGOLA: Salazar, I.I. A  . A. Farm , 7.iii.1972, BMSAE  ; 1m 3 mls. N. of Santa Comba , 7.iii.1972, BMSAE (both in NHMUK)  ; 2♀, TANZANIA: SE slope of Kilimanjaro, Agric. Station S. of Marangu , 26.ii.1971, M. v. Tschirnhaus (X360)  ; 4♂ 10♀, (1♀ with Laboulbeniales  on costa of wing) same data (X359) (all in ZSM)  ; 3♂, ZIMBABWE: Mazowe , 14, 16 & 27.ii.1997, J.W. Ismay ( OUM)  .

Puparium 4.2mm in length, 1.0mm in greatest breadth, dirty yellow, tubular, shining; mandibular sclerite ( Plate 4View PLATE 4, Fig. 20); anterior spiracles transverse in orientation, situated on anterolateral corners of dorsal emergence flap; posterior spiracles with the usual 3 respiratory slits uncoloured and unraised.

The Ugandan specimen bearing Laboulbeniales  on wing and abdomen was examined by Dr W. Rossi (Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy), who states the fungus to be clearly related to Laboulbenia pachylophi Thaxter. 

NMWC

National Museum of Wales

TAU

Tel-Aviv University

OUM

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

NHMUK

Natural History Museum, London

ZSM

Bavarian State Collection of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Pachylophus

Loc

Pachylophus flavipes ( Lamb, 1917 )

Deeming, John C. 2018
2018
Loc

Steleocerus flavipes

Lamb, 1917 : 40