Elaphropeza murphyi Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007

Grootaert, Patrick & Shamshev, Igor V., 2012, The fast-running flies (Diptera, Hybotidae, Tachydromiinae) of Singapore and adjacent regions, European Journal of Taxonomy 5, pp. 1-162: 80

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2012.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B69F002A-C1A0-439D-9477-62BFA87DEAD7

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3730135

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BC87A2-5D09-FFD2-FE39-BBE334468668

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Elaphropeza murphyi Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007
status

 

Elaphropeza murphyi Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007 

Elaphropeza murphyi Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007: 31  .

Diagnosis

Occiput black, postpedicel 3.0-3.5 times longer than wide; thorax and legs uniformly yellow, hind tibia with 2 curved subapical bristles.

Material examined

SINGAPORE: 1 ♀, Pulau Ubin (PU02), 2 June 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29135, leg. P.G.). Distribution

Singapore.

Habitat and seasonal occurrence

Elaphropeza murphyi  is exclusively found in mangroves and was previously recorded from Chek Jawa and Sungei Buloh. It is not very common and most records are from mid October until the end of December. Nonetheless there are single records in May and June. Few males have been found and the sex ratio is 5/ 1 females to males.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae

Genus

Elaphropeza

Loc

Elaphropeza murphyi Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007

Grootaert, Patrick & Shamshev, Igor V. 2012
2012
Loc

Elaphropeza murphyi

Shamshev, I. V. & Grootaert P. 2007: 31