oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Notes on Ethiopian Hemipyrellia Townsend, 1918 (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

Volume 23, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798



A review is presented of the genus Hemipyrellia Townsend, 1918 in the Ethiopian zoogeographic region and a new species H. zumpti is descriptionbed from the Malagasy Republic. Lectotypes are desig­nated for Lucilia germana Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 and L. toeniops Bigot, 1860, Lucilia brunnipes Macquart, 1843, L. argenticeps Macquart, 1851, L. madagascariensis Macquart, 1851, L. borbonensis Macquart, 1851, L. smaragdosaphira Bigot, 1860 Hemipyrellia pseudofabriciana Enderlein, 1935 are new junior synonyms of Lucilia gennana which is a new combination in Hemipyrellia. The removal of Musca cyanea Fabricius, 1781 from the Calliphoridae and its assignment in the Muscidae is confirmed.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error