n African Entomology - A revision of Oldroyd, with the description of a new species, and a key to the genera of Afrotropical Laphriinae (Diptera : Asilidae)

Volume 12, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The Afrotropical asilid genus Oldroyd, 1974, is reviewed. Formerly based on two Zimbabwean specimens, (Engel, 1932) is redescribed using material from the Molopo Game Reserve (North West Province of South Africa) and Ondangua (Namibia). sp. n. is described from samples collected in the central parts of southern Africa. The species are keyed and illustrated. A revised key to the genera of Afrotropical Laphriinae is provided.

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