Athalia taitaensis Koch, 2007

Koch, Frank, Pauly, Alain, Hora, Zewdu A. & Boevé, Jean-Luc, 2015, Sawflies of Ethiopia (Hymenoptera: Argidae, Tenthredinidae), Zootaxa 4021 (1), pp. 119-155: 137

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4021.1.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5E93337C-8A89-4278-B9BD-D16C4255748D

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/7D088788-EE48-7A75-FF5F-652B5DA9F869

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scientific name

Athalia taitaensis Koch, 2007
status

 

Athalia taitaensis Koch, 2007 

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Athalia taitaensis Koch, 2007: 97  . Locus typicus: Kenya south, Taita Hills, Wundanyi. Holotype: ♀. Kenya south, Taita Hills, Wundanyi [03° 24 'S 038° 21 'E], 05– 10.IV. 1997, Marek Halada ( OLML).

Ethiopian material. Jimma [07° 40 'N 036° 50 'E], 19–26.X. 1969 (1 ♀), leg. R. H. Cobben ( WUPS); Guder, 08° 58 ’N 037° 44 ’E, 1700 m, 06.XI. 2011 (P 3591) (1 ♀), leg. Z. A. Hora & J.-L. Boevé ( RBINS).

Distribution. Ethiopia, Kenya.

Host plant. Unknown.

Remarks. With their entirely infuscate wings, A. taitaensis  and A. sidamoensis  are conspicuously different from the other known species of the A. himantopus  species group. The differences with A. sidamoensis  are discussed under this species.

OLML

Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum

RBINS

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Tenthredinidae

Genus

Athalia

Loc

Athalia taitaensis Koch, 2007

Koch, Frank, Pauly, Alain, Hora, Zewdu A. & Boevé, Jean-Luc 2015
2015
Loc

Athalia taitaensis

Koch 2007: 97