Elaphropeza asiophila 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: 88

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.3730141

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BC87A2-5D11-FFCA-FE3C-BD6E323184A7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Elaphropeza asiophila Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007
status

 

Elaphropeza asiophila Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007 

Elaphropeza asiophila Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007: 85  .

Diagnosis

Occiput black, postpedicel nearly 6.0 times longer than wide, stylus about 1.5 times shorter than postpedicel; thorax wholly reddish yellow, acrostichal and dorsocentral bristles multiserial; tarsomere 5 of all legs dark brown, fore tibia and fore tarsomeres 2-4 brownish, hind tibia with 1 anterodorsal bristle near middle.

Material examined

SINGAPORE: 26 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Semakau (SMK05), 13 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29068, leg. P.G.); 2 ♀♀, Semakau (Semakau), 6 May 2009, mangrove, sweeping (reg. 29049, leg. P.G.); 2 ♂♂, Semakau (SMK02), 13 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29065, leg. P.G.); 6 ♂♂, Semakau (Semakau), 20 May 2009, beach forest, sweeping (reg. 29097, leg. P.G.); 3 ♂♂, Semakau (SMK02), 20 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29088, leg. P.G.); 10 ♂♂, 1 ♀, Semakau (SMK05), 20 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29091, leg. P.G.); 1 ♂, Semakau (SMK02), 27 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29116, leg. P.G.); 21 ♂♂, Semakau (SMK05), 27 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29119, leg. P.G.); 1 ♂, Pulau Ubin (PU02), 12 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29059, leg. P.G.); 4 ♂♂, PU02), 26 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29110, leg. P.G.); 6 ♀, Pulau Ubin (PU02), 2 June 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29135, leg. P.G.); 1 ♀, Pasir Ris (PSR01), 19 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29085, leg. P.G.).

Distribution

Malaysia, Singapore.

Habitat and seasonal occurrence

Originally this species was only recorded from Chek Jawa. It is now found quite abundantly in the mangroves at Semakau, Pulau Ubin and Pasir Ris, with all records from May.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae

Genus

Elaphropeza

Loc

Elaphropeza asiophila Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007

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

Elaphropeza asiophila

Shamshev, I. V. & Grootaert P. 2007: 85