n African Entomology - A new Namibian Empodiodes Oldroyd, 1972 and some interesting new records of robber flies from Namibia and South Africa (Diptera: Asilidae)
|Article Title||A new Namibian Empodiodes Oldroyd, 1972 and some interesting new records of robber flies from Namibia and South Africa (Diptera: Asilidae)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Affiliations||1 KwaZulu-Natal Museum and 2 University of KwaZulu-Natal|
|Publication Date||Sep 2012|
|Pages||259 - 265|
|Keyword(s)||Afrotropical, Asilidae, Empodiodes, Namibia, New records and New species|
Empodiodes namibiensis sp. n. is described from four localities in northern Namibia (Kunene Region), while a new South African record for Empodiodes melanoscopaeus Londt, 1992 is provided along with a new key for the separation of the four known species of Empodiodes Oldroyd, 1972. New records of the following species from Namibia are provided and considered of special interest - Damalis pollinosa Ricardo, 1925, Laphystotes albicans (Engel, 1932), Laphystotes ariel Londt, 2004 and Teratopomyia cyanea (Fabricius, 1781).
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