oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A review of the genus Astomella Lamarck in southern Africa, with the description of two new species (Diptera: Acroceridae: Panopinae)
|Article Title||A review of the genus Astomella Lamarck in southern Africa, with the description of two new species (Diptera: Acroceridae: Panopinae)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa|
|Publication Date||Sep 1991|
|Pages||163 - 172|
|Keyword(s)||Acroceridae, Afrotropical region, Astomella capensis, Astomella deserticola, Brachycerous Diptera, Illustrations, Palaearctic region, Parasitoid flies and Trapdoor spiders|
Astomella deserticola and A. montana are descriptionbed from southeastern Namibia and the Natal Drakensherg respectively. Further records of A. capensis Schlinger and A. gessi Barraclough from Natal and the eastern Transvaal are listed and discussed. A generic diagnosis and a revised key to the southern African species of Astomella are provided, while the regional distribution is evaluated.
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