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oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new species and additional records of Mecoptera from Southern Rhodesia

Volume 23, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789

 

Abstract

During recent collecting in the Eastern Districts of Southern Rhodesia two species of the genus Bittacus Latreille have been taken. One species (B. vumbanus) is new to science and of the other (B. solitarius Tjeder) the males have been collected for the first time. The capture of these two species in Southern Rhodesia increases the number of Bittacus-species known from the country to five, with the occurrence of a sixth (B. testaceus Klug) requiring confirmation. The species known with certainty to occur here are: Bittacus weelei Esb.-Pet., B. armatus Tjeder, B. solitarius Tjeder, B. woodi Smithers and B. vumbanus spec. nov.

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1960-05-01
2016-12-10

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