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

https://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.11279

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6280491

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/F32FB138-0123-3E93-AFBB-B03767485F15

treatment provided by

Donat

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