Anypodetus arachnoides Oldroyd, 1974: 92

Londt, J. G. H., 2000, Afrotropical Asilidae (Diptera) 32. A Revision Of Anypodetus Hermann, 1907 With The Description Of Three New Species (Laphriinae), Annals of the Natal Museum 41, pp. 123-128 : 133-134

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.523759

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6807935

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B39D2F-F045-9D47-FF08-FB4FD8A54156

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Felipe

scientific name

Anypodetus arachnoides Oldroyd, 1974: 92
status

 

Synonymy: Anypodetus arachnoides Oldroyd, 1974: 92 .

Material examined: BOTSWANA: 5♂, Farmer’s Brigade, 5 km SE Serowe , SE2226BD, 25.xi.1983 - 30.iii.1985 - 21.xi.1985 - xii.1985 - iii.1986, P Forchhammer, Malaise trap; 3♀, Serowe , 21.xii.1982 - 22.xii.1982 - 15.ii.1983, Forchhammer; 1♂, Maxwee [19 ° 28'S: 23 ° 40'E], xi.1975, R Russell -Smith, Grassland; GoogleMaps 2♀, Maxwee , 19.xii.1975, R Russell -Smith, Flood plain; NAMIBIA: 2♂ 1♀, Katima Mulilo [17 ° 30'S: 24 ° 16'E], E Caprivi, 20-28.x.1970, A Strydom; GoogleMaps 1♂ 1♀ 1?, Kaross [19 ° 30'S: 14 ° 20'E], ii.1925, Mus. Exped. ( SAMC); GoogleMaps 1♂, Gr [? = Grootfontein ], SWA, xii.1963, v. Teichm. [illegible]; SOUTH AFRICA: 5♂ 7♀, 6 km N Vivo, 2229CC, 23- 24.ii.1980, Londt & Schoeman, Bushveld veget & old lands [1♀ - SANC]; 1♂, Messina Nature Res. , 22.22S 30.02E, 554 m, 11-12.ii.1985, MW Mansell [ SANC]; GoogleMaps 5♂ 6♀, Soutpan, Soutpansberge , 2229CD, 23-24.ii.1980, Londt & Schoeman, Bushveld vegetation; 1♀, Zoutpan [23 ° 10'S: 28 ° 25'E], Zpbg [= Zoutpansberg Mountains ], 15-30.xi.1932, G van Son [Engel labeled this fasciatus ]; GoogleMaps 3♂, Nylsvley Reserve [24 ° 39'S: 28 ° 42'E], Naboomspruit, 13.x.1976 (2♂) - 28.xi.1978 (♂), P. Ferrar; GoogleMaps 1♂ 1♀, 14 km S Hotazel , 27 ° 19'S: 22 ° 54'E, 1050 m, 14.iii.1991, Londt & Whittington, Ga -Mogara River bed; GoogleMaps 1♀, 8 km W Olifantshoek , 27 ° 56'S: 22 ° 40'E, 1550 m, 15.iii.1991, Londt & Whittington, Flat grassy plain; GoogleMaps 1♂, 5 km W Olifantshoek , 27 ° 57'S: 22 ° 42'E, 1350 m, 15.iii.1991, Londt & Whittington, Acacia –Zizyphus veld; GoogleMaps 1♀, 45 km NE Priska , 29 ° 33'S: 23 ° 07'E, 1050 m, 19.iii.1991, Londt & Whittington, Grassland & Acacia ; GoogleMaps ZIMBABWE: 1♂, Hillside [17 ° 50'S: 31 ° 05'E], 24.xi.1922, Swinburne & Stevenson; GoogleMaps 1♀, Sawmills [19 ° 35'S: 28 ° 02'E],, 26.xii.1923, R Stevenson ( SAMC); GoogleMaps 1♀, Bulawayo [20 ° 09'S: 28 ° 35'E], xii.1922, Dr Arnold; GoogleMaps 1♂ 3♀, Bulawayo , 4.xi. & 11.xii.1923 & 3.i.1924, R Stephenson ( SAMC); 1♂ Paratype, ‘ Sabi Valley [20 ° 25'S: 32 ° 05'E] / Rhod / 18/11/71 ’. GoogleMaps

Type material not seen: Holotype (sex not stated), Zimbabwe, Sawmills, 11.11.20, (collector unknown) BMNH. I have seen a male paratype and other material from Zimbabwe. Oldroyd (1974) also records the species from Chilanga, Zambia.

SAMC

South Africa, Cape Town, Iziko Museum of Capetown (formerly South African Museum)

SANC

South Africa, Pretoria, South African National Collection of Insects

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Asilidae

Genus

Anypodetus