Lydomorphus (Lydomorphus) strangulatus (Gerstäcker, 1854)

Bologna, Marco A., Amore, Valentina & Pitzalis, Monica, 2018, Meloidae of Namibia (Coleoptera): taxonomy and faunistics with biogeographic and ecological notes, Zootaxa 4373 (1), pp. 1-141: 25-26

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4373.1.1

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Lydomorphus (Lydomorphus) strangulatus (Gerstäcker, 1854)
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Lydomorphus (Lydomorphus) strangulatus (Gerstäcker, 1854)  ( Fig. 1SView FIGURE 1)

Lytta strangulata Gerstäcker, 1854  Lytta fulvicollis Fåhraeus, 1870 

Distribution. Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia  , Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, and Zaire.

Material examined and literature records. [Caprivi] Katima Mulilo Urban: Katima Mulilo  , 17.5000°S 24.2667°E (CB). Kabe: E Caprivi: 30 km SE Katima Mulilo GoogleMaps  , Zambezi-Altwasserarm , 17.5166°S 24.4167°E (MNB). [Kavango] Rundu Rural: RunduGoogleMaps  , 17.9333°S 19.7667°E (CB). Mukwe: Popa Falls GoogleMaps  , 18.1167°S 21.5833°E (MNB); Mahango Game Res., 18.1500°S 21.7000°E (MNB). [Oshikoto] Guinas: Bezirk Tsumeb, Farm Wildernis, 64 km NW Tsumeb GoogleMaps  , 18.87330°S 18.0167°E (MNB). [Oshana] Uuvudhiya: Etosha N.P. OkaukuejoGoogleMaps  , 19.1667°S 15.9167°E (MNB). [Otjozondjupa] Otjiwarongo: D 2430,25 km N OtjiwarongoGoogleMaps  , 20.2667°S 16.6167°E (CB); Otjiwarongo town GoogleMaps  , 20.4167°S 16.6000°E (CB). [Khomas] Windhoek Rural: Windhoek AirportGoogleMaps  , 22.5333°S 17.2500°E (CB).

Other records: Namibia  ( Bologna, 2000a; Pitzalis et al. 2014).

Remarks. Types of this species were not examined but specimens compared with them were studied at HNHMAbout HNHM.

Morhological differences are detectable among western, eastern and southern African populations and the monophyly of the species is uncertain.

HNHM

Hungarian Natural History Museum (Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum)