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oa Annals of the Natal Museum - Afrotropical Asilidae (Diptera) 9. The genus Hippomachus Engel, 1927 (Asilinae: Asilini)

Volume 25, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0304-0798

 

Abstract

The status of Hippomachus Engel, 1927, is discussed. Originally intended as a replacement name for the genus Trichonotus Loew, 1858, the name was first applied by Engel as a subgenus of Neolo­phonotus Engel, 1925. The four species now known to belong to this group are thought to be worthy of their own generic taxon and so Hippomachus is applied as a full genus. The four species are: H. pe­gasus (Loew) - the only species previously assigned to this group; H. mivatus (Walker) - transferred from Neolophonotus (but originally descriptionbed as an Asilus); H. hermanni and H. engeli - two new species from east and southern Africa respectively.

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1983-10-01
2019-08-21

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