Khafra elegans (Breddin, 1901)

Krüger, Andreas, 2019, Notes on Afrotropical Enicocephalidae and Reduviidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) with emphasis on vehicle-mounted net samples from Liberia, West Africa, Zootaxa 4688 (2), pp. 232-248: 238

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4688.2.4

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scientific name

Khafra elegans (Breddin, 1901)
status

 

Khafra elegans (Breddin, 1901) 

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Material examined: LIBERIA: Bong county, Bong mine Dam 12, 29.–30.v.1989, at light, leg. Rolf Garms (1 ♂)  .

Distribution: New for Liberia. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Guinea, Ivory Coast.

Remark: Jeannel (1912) had keyed three species under the genus Macrospongus  , and Villiers (1948) keyed three (two more were later synonymized) of the 11 known species ( Maldonado Capriles, 1990). Taken together, the present specimen unequivocally represents K. elegans  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Reduviidae

Genus

Khafra