Remotomyia penrithae Londt

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: 119

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.11581

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Remotomyia penrithae Londt
status

 

Remotomyia penrithae Londt  , 1983

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Remotomyia penrithae Londt  , 1983: 306.

Material examined: NAMIBIA: 1_ holotype & 9 paratype in copulo, 'Blinkoog / Warmbad / SE2719Ca / 14-17 Oct 1971' (NMNW). BOTSWANA: 1_19 1?, Mboma Island Moremi Reserve, 19°11'S 23°17'E, 12.ix.1977, A. Russell-Smith, in sparse Acacia  nigrensis woodland on game tracks, sandy soil (NMSA). NAMIBIA: 1? paratype, 'Takuasa / SE1720Cd / Kavango / 14-19 Aug 1971' (NMNW); 19 paratype, 'Mukorob 14 / Keetmannshop / SE2518Ca / 13 Oct 1971' (NMNW); 19 paratype, 'Riverside 135 / Bethanie / SE2616Ca / 23-26 Oct 1971' (NMNW); 1_1 9 paratypes, 'Blinkoog / Warmbad / SE2719CA / 14-17 Oct 1971' (NMSA); 1_29 paratypes, 'Blinkoog / Warmbad / SE2719CA / 14-17 Oct 1971' (NMNW); 19 paratype, 'Bagani / SE1521Ba / Kavango’ (NMNW). SOUTH AFRICA: 1_29 , Vastval, Zoutpansberg, [23°S 30°E], 6.ix.1978, ground midday (NMSA).

DISCUSSION

Distribution

The distribution of all species is within Southern Africa (Figs 19-20). The undescribed species in Anasillomos  and Oratostylum  are plotted with open symbols on the maps to give additional distributional data for the genera. The following brief comments on generic distributions can be made:

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Remotomyia