oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Some Sphaeroceridae (Diptera), partly short-winged, collected in South Africa collected by Monsieur N. Leleup

Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



The following new taxa are descriptionbed: Leptocera (Limosina) citrina n. sp. (Natal), umbrosa n.sp. (Trans­vaal), costata n. sp. (Transvaal); Leptocera (Poecilosomella) multicolor n. sp. (nominate form, W. Cape Prov.), subsp. palidifemur n. subsp. (Natal), subsp. lamellata n. subsp. (E. Cape Prov.); Limosinella n. gen., type polita n. sp. (Transvaal, Natal). The nominate form of multicolor is long-winged, whereas both subspecies named are brachypterous. L. polita is a dimorphic species, being brachypterous in the Transvaal and macropterous in Natal. The other species descriptionbed have normal wings.

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