oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Philoliche cunhai Travassos Santos Dias, a synonym of Philoliche (Ommatiosteres) atricornis (Wiedemann) (Diptera, Tabanidae)

Volume 22, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



Philoliche cunhai T. Santos Dias (1955) is found to be a synonym of P. (Ommatiosteres) atricornis (Wiedemann 1821). Variation in the body coloration of atricornis is discussed, and an atypical male from the western Cape Province, with exceptionally short wings and reddish abdomen, is recorded.

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