Oratostylum sp.

Torsten Dikow & Jason G. H. Londt, 2000, A review of the genera Anasillomos Londt, 1983, Oratostylum Ricardo, 1925, and Remotomyia Londt, 1983, with description of a new genus and two new species (Diptera: Asilidae: Stenopogoninae), Ann. Natal Mus. 41, pp. 107-121: 116

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.11581

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:51BDA512-FDDF-435B-9EFA-649F1470641E

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/8373E1BD-C227-ACCE-27CD-785C5EEB31BE

treatment provided by

Donat

scientific name

Oratostylum sp.
status

 

Oratostylum sp. 

(Fig. 19)

The specimen listed below is an undescribed species. Additional material is necessary for formal description. The locality of the specimen is plotted in Fig. 19 to provide additional distributional information for the genus.

Material examined: NAMIBIA: 1 9 Damaraland, Okombahe area, 22km W Uis Mine, 2114Bc, 830 m, 6.ii.1974, M. E. Irwin, gravel plain (NMSA).

Remotomyia Londt, 1983 Remotomyia Londt, 1983: 301; Type species: Daspletis albosetatus  Hull, 1967: 240-241, by original designation. Generic diagnosis (based on the original by Londt 1983):

Antennal style composed of 3 elements (2 segments and a terminal seta-like sensory element); postpedicel cylindrical or clubbed and longer than scape and pedicel combined; palpi short, less than half as long as proboscis (except in longipalpus  which has long palpi); facial swelling moderately pronounced on lower margin and weak in upper part; proepisternal setae weak; pronotum and postpronotal lobe with strong macrosetae; dorsocentral setae poorly or well developed anterior to transverse suture; cells r 5 and m 3 closed and stalked or open; terga with median stripe apparently free of setae, laterally situated setae directed posterolaterally; T6-7 of 9 with setae moderately to strongly developed and directed anteriorly (directed posteriorly on T1-5).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Oratostylum