Lamyra vorax Loew

Dikow, Torsten & Londt, J. G. H., 2000, A review of Lamyra Loew (Diptera: Asilidae: Laphriinae), African Entomology 8 (2), pp. 189-200: 197

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.11279

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Lamyra vorax Loew
status

 

Lamyra vorax Loew  , Figs 10-12, 15

Lamyra vorax Loew  , 1858: 355 [1860: 186].

Laphria nobilis Walker  , 1871: 258; Loew 1873.

It is unnecessary to redescribe this species as Loew (1860) and Theodor (1980) provided adequate descriptions.

Type material examined. Holotype ♂, SUDAN: ' Chartum / Vierthaler' [15.35N 32.32E] ( ZMHB)GoogleMaps  .

Material not examined. BURKINA FASO: 1♂, 290 km [locality not legible], Ouagadougou [12.22N 01.31W], 22.vii.1977 ( BMNH)GoogleMaps  . DJIBOUTI: holotype ♂, Laphria nobilis Walker  , 1871, 'Tajura, [ = Tadjoura 11.47N 42.53E] Straits Bab-el-Mendeb' ( BMNH)GoogleMaps  . ETHIOPIA: 1♂, Harrar Abyssinia [ Harer = 09.19N 42.07E] ( ZSMC)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀, Abyssinia ( ZSMC)  . GHANA: 1♀, N. Territories, Yapi [09.10N 01.10W], ix.1915, J.J. Simpson ( TAUI)GoogleMaps  ; 2♀, N. Territories, Yapi [09.10N 01.10W], xi.1915, J.J. Simpson ( BMNH)GoogleMaps  . ISRAEL: 1♀, Ein Gedi [31.27S 35.23E], 23.iii.1968, Margalit ( TAUI)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Ghor Es Saliye [31.30S 35.30E], Wadi Araba , Dead Sea , 4.vii.1946 ( TAUI)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, Ein Feshka , 26.vi.1976, A. Freidberg ( TAUI)  ; 1♀, 3♂, South Dead-Sea, Ein es-saffish , v.1937, E. Rivnay (1♀ BMNH,  3♂ TAUI)  . MALAWI: 1♀, 3.iii.1913, S.A. Neave ( TAUI)  . MAURITANIA: 2♂, Aounel Atrous [16.38N 09.37W], 10.ix.1961, G.B. Popov ( BMNH)GoogleMaps  . SAUDI ARABIA: 1♀, 1♂, in wadi nr. Thamud [21.30N 40.53E], 8.ix.1956, D.J. Greathead ( BMNH)GoogleMaps  . UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: 1♀, Sharjah [25.22N 55.23E], 1969, D. Burgin ( BMNH)GoogleMaps  . YEMEN: 1♀, Med. el. Abid [14.38N 43.58E], v.1980, T.L. ( BMNH)GoogleMaps  ; 1♂, nr. Jauf [15.50N 45.30E], 25.vii. 1962, G. Popov ( BMNH)GoogleMaps  . COUNTRY UNKNOWN: ARABIA': 1♀, 1♂, Ktubu , G.W. Bury ( BMNH)  .

ZMHB

Germany, Berlin, Museum fuer Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universitaet

BMNH

United Kingdom, London, The Natural History Museum [formerly British Museum (Natural History)]

ZSMC

Germany, Muenchen [= Munich], Zoologische Staatssammlung

TAUI

Israel, Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Lamyra