oa African Entomology - Vermilynx, a new genus for the wormlion fly Lampromyia vanson; Stuckenberg of the Richtersveld, southern Africa (Diptera: Vermileonidae)

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



A review is given of recent developments in the classification of Vermileonidae among the Lower Brachycera. A new genus, Vermilynx, is descriptionbed for the species Lampromyia Wermipardus) vansoni Stuckenberg, characterized by a primitive form of antenna and highly apomorphic features in the hypopygium.

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