Chersodromia obscura Grootaert, Cumming & Shamshev, 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: 29

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.3717627

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BC87A2-5D5A-FF81-FE41-BE8D32F085C7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Chersodromia obscura Grootaert, Cumming & Shamshev, 2007
status

 

Chersodromia obscura Grootaert, Cumming & Shamshev, 2007 

Figs 41-43View Figs 41-43

Chersodromia obscura Grootaert, Cumming & Shamshev, 2007: 59  .

Diagnosis

Pale yellow species belonging to the C. flavicaput  group. Occiput dark yellowish in ground-colour. One pair of distinct vertical bristles. No acrostichals. Hind tibia with only 3 long bristles on apical half.

Distribution

Thailand.

Habitat and seasonal occurrence

River banks in bamboo forest, April.

Remarks

Chersodromia obscura  differs from C. flavicaput  in having only 3 long bristles on the hind tibia while the latter has 5 bristles. In addition C. obscura  has a pair of distinct vertical bristles, no acrostichals, stronger male cerci, longer spines on left surstylus, and tip of phallus is less coiled.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Hybotidae

Genus

Chersodromia

Loc

Chersodromia obscura Grootaert, Cumming & Shamshev, 2007

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

Chersodromia obscura

Grootaert P. & Cumming J. & Shamshev I. 2007: 59