Elaphropeza luteoides 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: 98

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.3730151

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BC87A2-5D27-FFFC-FE3A-BE96321885AC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Elaphropeza luteoides Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007
status

 

Elaphropeza luteoides Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007 

Elaphropeza luteoides Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007: 100  .

Diagnosis

Occiput, antenna, thorax and legs entirely yellow, postpedicel very short, about 1.5 times longer than wide; hind tibia with 1 anterodorsal bristle.

Material examined

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

Distribution

Singapore.

Habitat and seasonal occurrence

This species is known from swamp forests and mangroves; with two records from May.

Remarks

Elaphropeza luteoides  was previously known only from the holotype male found at Nee Soon. The second record here is from mangrove at Kranji. It is clearly a quite rare species.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae

Genus

Elaphropeza

Loc

Elaphropeza luteoides Shamshev & Grootaert, 2007

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

Elaphropeza luteoides

Shamshev, I. V. & Grootaert P. 2007: 100