Camarota cylindrica Deeming, 1981

Riccardi, Paula Raile & Tschirnhaus, Michael Von, 2018, Revision of Camarota Meigen (Diptera: Chloropidae), with a new species from Uganda, Zootaxa 4526 (2), pp. 221-231: 228

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scientific name

Camarota cylindrica Deeming, 1981
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Camarota cylindrica Deeming, 1981 

( Figs. 4View FIGURES 1–4, 7, 12, 14View FIGURES 5–14, 19View FIGURES 15–19)

Deeming, 1981: 790–793, 820; Ferrar, 1987: 115 (data after Deeming); Nartshuk, 1987: 147 (predatory development); Nartshuk, 2014: 84, 86 and 2014: 517, 521 [one time erroneously as C. angustipennis Deeming  ] (predatory development).

Material examined: 2 ♂ Uganda, District Masindi, Budongo forest, 1082m a.s.l., 1°43’N 31°33’E, 15–25.i.1997, canopy fogging of Cynometra alexandri  ( Fabaceae  ), Thomas Wagner leg. [MZUSP] (photo, wing and abdomen dissected). Further material in the von Tschirnhaus collection: 14 specimens from Rwanda, Préfecture Rusuma, Ibanda Makera, 2°09’S 30°55’E, 1,350 m a.s.l., 7.xi.1993, gallery forest, canopy fogging from Tecla nobilis ( Rutaceae  ), Thomas Wagner leg. [ZSM].

Distribution. Cameroun, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda *.

Comments. The wings of C. meghalayensis  and C. thenmalaensis  are similar to C. cylindrica  , with vena spuria less conspicuous, R 4+5 almost reaching the wing apex and M 1 curved apically.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Chloropidae

Genus

Camarota