Hycleus pallipes

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: 72

publication ID

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

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Hycleus pallipes
status

 

Cc) Hycleus pallipes  species group

This group, as defined by Pardo Alcaide (1958a), is characterized by sharp and elongate mandibles and widened external spur of both pro- and mesotibiae. It is widely distributed in the sub-Saharan Africa and in western India.

Hycleus hilaris ( Péringuey, 1892)  ( Fig. 4QView FIGURE4)

Mylabris hilaris Péringuey, 1892 

Distribution. Northern Namibia  (endemic).

Material examined and literature records. [Omusati] Anamulenge: C 46, 100 km ESE Ruacana   , 17.5333°S 15.1167°E (CB). [Oshikoto] Oniipa: B1, 20 km SE Ondangwa, 17.9833°S 16.1333°E (CB). Onayena: B1, Ondangwa-Tsumeb, 26 km SE Ondangwa GoogleMaps  , 18.0402°S 16.2037°E (CB). [Otjozondjupa] Otavi: B8, 5 km E Kombat, 19.7167°S 17.8000°E (CB). Omatako: Waterberg, 20.4167°S 17.2500°E (CP); Okosongomingo 148, 20.6167°S 17.1333°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  ; Waterberg, jct. C22-2512, 20.6333°S 17.1500°E (CB). [Erongo] Omaruru: Otjikoko-Sud 61, 21.2833°S 16.3667°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  .

Other records: Damaraland ( Kaszab 1956); Ovampoland ( Péringuey 1909; Kaszab 1955b, as ab. erikssoni); Namibia  ( Bologna 2000a; Pitzalis et al. 2014).

Remarks. Types of this species were examined at SAMC.

Hycleus villosus (Fåhraeus, 1870)  ( Fig. 4RView FIGURE4)

Mylabris villosa Fåhraeus, 1870 

Distribution. Botswana, Malawi, northern Namibia  , South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Material examined and literature records. [Omusati] Anamulenge: C 46, 100 km ESE Ruacana, 17.5333°S 15.1167°E (CB). Ogongo : Ogongo Agric. College, Ovambo , 17.6833°S 15.2833°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Caprivi] Linyandi: Nkatwa, Mudumu Game riserve, 18.1833°S 23.4167°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  . [Kunene] Outjo: Abachaus , 19.7167°S 16.5800°E ( SMWN)GoogleMaps  .

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

Remarks. Types of this species were not examined.

Citations of H. holosericeus  from southern Africa refer to H. villosus  , being H. holosericeus  a western African species.

SMWN

State Museum

SAMC

Iziko Museums of Cape Town

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Meloidae

Genus

Hycleus

Loc

Hycleus pallipes

Bologna, Marco A., Amore, Valentina & Pitzalis, Monica 2018
2018
Loc

Hycleus hilaris ( Péringuey, 1892 )

Peringuey 1892
1892
Loc

Mylabris hilaris Péringuey, 1892

Peringuey 1892
1892