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)

Volume 54, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



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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