Elaphropeza temasek 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: 82-83

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.3717583

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BC87A2-5D17-FFCF-FE37-B90932A4834D

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Elaphropeza temasek Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007
status

 

Elaphropeza temasek Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007 

Elaphropeza temasek Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007: 59  .

Diagnosis

Rather large species with entirely black thorax; postpedicel 4.0-4.5 times longer than wide, antenna wholly brown; acrostichal and dorsocentral bristles few in number; legs almost uniformly brownish yellow, mid and hind tibiae lacking anterodorsal bristles; tergites 4 and 5 with squamiform setae.

Material examined

SINGAPORE: 1 ♂, Kranji (KNT01), 26 May 2009, mangrove, Mal. (reg. 29103, leg. P.G.).

Distribution

Singapore.

Habitat and seasonal occurrence

Elaphropeza temasek  is exclusively observed in the mangrove of Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and the adjacent Kranji Nature trail. It is rare (7 records only) in comparison to other species of Elaphropeza in Singpore. It  is active throughout the year and due to its rarity no peak activity is observed.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae

Genus

Elaphropeza

Loc

Elaphropeza temasek Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007

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

Elaphropeza temasek

Shamshev, I. V. & Grootaert P. 2007: 59