Gibbasilus brevicolis Londt, 1990

Londt, Jason G. H., 2016, A review of the genus Gibbasilus Londt, 1986 in southern Africa (Diptera, Asilidae), African Invertebrates 57 (1), pp. 67-81: 73

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/AfrInvertebr.57.8696

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scientific name

Gibbasilus brevicolis Londt, 1990
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Diptera Asilidae

Gibbasilus brevicolis Londt, 1990   Fig. 20B

Gibbasilus brevicolis   Londt, 1990b: 13. figs 3 (wing), 20-23 (♂ terminalia).

Description.

The species was fully described by Londt (1990), based on the unique holotype ♂. Illustrations were provided of the wing and ♂ terminalia. No new material is available and the ♀ remains unknown. The species cannot be confused with other species, having distinctive ♂ terminalia.

Material examined.

SOUTH AFRICA: 1♂ holotype "Pakhuis Pass [c. 32°08'S, 19°02'E 635 m], C.P. S.A.M., 9:1961 [ix.1961]" ( SAM).

Distribution (Fig. 20B), phenology (Table 1) and biology.

Known only from the type locality of Pakhuis Pass, a road to the east of Clanwilliam leading to the Biedouw Valley. Collected in September. No biological information is available. The pass is rocky and dominated by indigenous fynbos.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Gibbasilus