Elaphropeza limosa 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: 83-85

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.3717577

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BC87A2-5D14-FFC9-FE2C-BAA734A883B8

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Plazi

scientific name

Elaphropeza limosa Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007
status

 

Elaphropeza limosa Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007 

Figs 123-127View Figs 123-126View Fig

Elaphropeza limosa Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007: 78  .

Diagnosis

Thorax entirely brownish; antenna brown, postpedicel about 4.0 times longer than wide, stylus nearly 1.5 times longer than postpedicel; acrostichals and dorsocentrals multiserial; hind tibia with 1 anterodorsal bristle; halter with black knob.

Material examined

SINGAPORE: 1 ♂, Lim Chu Kan (LCK01), 12 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29054, leg. P.G.); 1 ♂, Lim Chu Kan (LCK03), 26 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29106, leg. P.G.); 1 ♂, Lim Chu Kan (LCK01), 2 June 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29130, leg. P.G.); 1 ♀, Kranji (KNT01), 2 June 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29128, leg. P.G.); 1 ♀, Kranji (KNT01), 26 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg.

29103, leg. P.G.); 1 ♀, Semakau (SMK02), 20 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29088, leg. P.G.); 1 ♀, Pulau Ubin (PU02), 26 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29110, leg. P.G.).

Distribution

Singapore.

Habitat and seasonal occurrence

This is a common species that is only found in mangrove. It was previously also recorded from Lim Chu Kan and Sungei Buloh.

Remarks

The bristling on right epandrial lamella and on left surstylus is longer and denser than originally shown in figs 121-123 (Shamsev & Grootaert 2007).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae

Genus

Elaphropeza

Loc

Elaphropeza limosa Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007

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

Elaphropeza limosa

Shamshev, I. V. & Grootaert P. 2007: 78