1887

oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Afrotropical Asilidae (Diptera) 4. The genus Pegesimallus Loew, 1858 (= Lagodias Loew, 1858; Neolaparus Williston, 1889), including species from other zoogeographical regions and the descriptions of the two new genera, Brevirostrum and Caroncoma

Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0304-0798

 

Abstract

The genus Pegesimallus Loew, 1858 (now including Lagodias Loew, 1858 and Neolaparus Williston, 1889) is revised. All previously descriptionbed species, including those from outside the Afrotropical region, are considered. Keys to genera and species are provided. New genera. Brevirostrum (for Neolaparus coei Oldroyd - Nepal); Caroncoma (for Neolaparus atrimaculatus Oldroyd - Madagascar). New combinations. All species dealt with are newly combined with the generic names Pegesimallus, Brevirostrum and Caroncoma. New species of Pegesimallus: brunneus; bulbifrons; calvifrons; fusticulus; hermanni; irwini; kenyen­sis; namibiensis; oldroydi; srilankensis; vansoni; yerburyi. New synonyms in Pegesimallus. Names in brackets are those synonymised: aulicus (= albicinctus, alcippe, caliginosus, funestus, letifer, limbithorax, lugubris, singularis, torridus); bicolor (= apicalis Brom. 1947, melasomus); claelius (= albolineatus, clausus, metallica); laticornis (= apicalis Brom. 1936, marginatus); moerens (= morio, saegeri); niger (= dimidiatus); oralis (= decoratus, holotaenia, ophion, similis); ornatus (= fugax, pulchellus); pedunculatus (= atrox, cuneatus, diasi, faustus, ferroxidus, gracilipes); polygramma (= trifasciatus); rufus (= sepiapennis); silaceus (= pollinosus); tapulus (= braunsi, esuriens, solus, squalidus; tabidus). All previous synonyms are recognised.

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